Saturday, February 2, 2008

Yes We Can!

I am a New Yorker, a very blue New Yorker in more ways then one. Being a New Yorker in the year of Hillary means my vote may not make a difference. But I am inspired to say Yes We Can Make a Difference! I am inspired because I have to be inspired. I live to be inspired. I want to be inspired. I want to make a difference. I want the war to end. I want the people of New Orleans to be able to go home. I want my son to not have to worry about being in a war I don't agree with. I want to see my country become whole again. I want to be part of the United States of America not just a blue state in a blue part of the country. I want people to have health care. I want to see justice. I want to believe in something real again. I must believe in something real again. It is necessary for me to dream and be able to work again. To believe that there is something bigger then myself. To not have to worry about being attacked again like we were on 9/11. To work with other countries to make sure that is a possibility. To be free. To be able to talk to my neighbors and not have to worry about being politically incorrect. We have been a country of politically incorrectness for more then a decade. We cannot talk politics in anything other then hushed tones for fear that we may offend someone. I don't want to offend people with my political views. I want peace. I want a new beginning. I want to be part of a movement that moves us into a better place. I want to go to the voting booth on election day and vote FOR somebody and not against somebody. I want this long, terrible nightmare to be over. I want to believe YES WE CAN! I want every child in our country to be able to say some day I will grown up and be president and actually believe it. I want to believe. I need to believe. I wish to be an artist and to express myself. I want to be able to write on my art blog what I actually believe in. I want politics to be something we don't even need to talk about. I believe we are the edge of something huge. A way to recover our dreams and move on from the pain of the last few years. Blessings to all.

In my own little corner of the world I have gotten back to my hand embroidery and that has made all of the difference. Peace love and understanding to you all. Yes We Can.


Shama-Lama Mama said...

Well said, well said.

Have you seen this video entitled Yes We Can?

tangled stitch said...

Yes I have seen the video. It is extraordinary and made me cry as so much does when it comes to Barack Obama.

dianeclancy said...

Hi Debra Ann,

Well in Massachusetts perhaps we can make up for it!! I sure hope so!!

Good for you for getting back to your embroidery!!

~ Diane Clancy

Neda said...
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Neda said...

oops..that was me (deleted comment)...

Every vote counts, right? WE CAN DO IT!!

You know a while back I had the idea of making a new blog which I would have called WAAW: World Artists Against War where all creatve people come together and work for peace...what do you think? YOU'VE GOT THE PASSION and the right attitude!!!