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The ISIS War is a Personal Reminder

Remember the counterculture era soul song from 1969 entitled, "War?” It was an anti-Vietnam War protest song and a timely reminder that no one likes war. However, there are times when a line must be drawn in the sand and enough is enough. America has been watching the brutality of ISIS and this group of terrorists crossed the line. It is time to take action. The ISIS War is a personal reminder.Remember the counterculture era soul song from 1969 entitled, “War?”   It was an anti-Vietnam War protest song and a timely reminder that no one likes war. However, there are times when a line must be drawn in the sand and enough is enough. America has been watching the brutality of  ISIS and this group of terrorists crossed the line.  It is time to take action. The ISIS War is a personal reminder of our own relationships.

Have you ever had to take a stand?  Is it easier to sit back and hope IT goes away? Many times not taking a stand in the short term can be more costly long term.  Have you ever encountered problems that require swift and decisive action? How do you respond when you are attacked?  Of course, handling personal relationships is much different than dealing with global conflict.  But the questions spawned are thought provoking.  This is one of the reasons I wrote my book, “Bury Me with My Pearls.”  Although the book is very funny, I tackled a difficult time in my life and addressed it in a chapter entitled, “Dark Pearls.” I needed to learn how to handle difficult relationships beyond my control. Here is one my stories from the “Dark Pearl” chapter.

Posted in relationships, war, wisdom by Jane Jenkins Herlong.
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