Author Archives: Merlin

Sunday’s Wisdom #339: The Cost of Wrath

“Grand ideas of peace evaporate very quickly in the face of a chance to make your enemy pay.” – Killien, Pursuit of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews This is one of those quotes which is given extra weight … Continue reading

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The NEW Shortcut for Using Classic Editor in Creating Posts

Hello fellow WordPress bloggers! So, a short while ago, I posted A Note For My Fellow WorPress Users. I gave a brief set of instructions to guide anyone who wanted to know in how to access the increasingly-elusive Classic Editor. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #338: I Will Always Need My Mom

“I need her to make me some cocoa and tell me that everything that is going badly in my life will sort itself.” – Kathleen Kelley, You’ve Got Mail It’s been awhile, but I seem to recall that Kathleen says … Continue reading

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The Captain Falcon and the NOT Winter Soldier Anymore

As human beings, we have a tendency to deify or demonize almost everything we see, including each other, and especially the people who stand out, like our heroes and villains. Now, there most certainly are such things as good and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #337: Dangerous Pedestals

“The danger with people like him… is that we put them on pedestals. They become symbols, icons, and then we start to forget about their flaws. From there… innocent people die, movements are formed, wars are fought.” – Baron Helmut … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #336: Meet in the Middle

“We can’t demand that people step up if we don’t meet them halfway.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 6, “One World, One People” Yes, I have enjoyed this show, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #335: A Hopeful Point to the Pain

“What would be the point of all the pain and sacrifice if I wasn’t willing to stand up and keep fighting?” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 5, “Truth” One might … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 334: The Limits of Bloodshed

“Blood isn’t always the answer.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 4, “The Whole World is Watching” For as long as humans have existed, we have struggled to survive. It is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #333: Greater Worth

“A jewel has brilliant fire, but it gives no warmth. Our hands are not so soft, but they can serve; our bodies not so white, but they are strong; our lips are not perfumed, but they speak the truth. Love … Continue reading

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War of Mortal Gods… NEEDS EDITING!!!

I am just going to get this part out of the way: It’s “refrain,” not “reframe,” as in “please refrain from doing that.” And it’s “lest,” not “less,” as in “don’t irritate me lest I smite you.” And it’s “cosmivore,” … Continue reading

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