The answer for me is, everything. Unlike the amazing Tina Turner, I’m not talking about protecting our hearts so we may reap all the benefits of platonic relationships. I’m talking about the fact there will always be pain and sadness on this side of the Jordan. It’s unavoidable, it’s tiring, and honestly, it sucks.
It seems this American summer was just as bitter as it was sweet. A lot was happening in our national community. I have to agree with those who don’t believe there was ever a simpler time. They’re onto something. I think that’s why Tina, calls love “A second hand emotion” and “sweet old fashioned notion”. Nostalgia binds us from acknowledging the painful truths of the past by just focusing on a good experienced by a dominant group. Read more