Zen and the Art of Cuticle
by Roberta E. Morgan
We do not need to hammer home this point of enjoying both pain and
pleasure, to get into monthly menstrual cycles and of course, the
multifaceted, mystical union of agony and ecstasy called childbirth. Would
men be contemplative during menstrual and labor pains, thankful for their
fruitfulness? Sure. They'd also be breaking furniture and doctors'
Managed Health Care: Stop the
by Jolie Kenney
I have experienced firsthand the reality of the unhealthy and unjust
guidelines unilaterally enforced by so-called Health Maintenance
Organizations. Call them what you will. Managed care is a form of socialized
medicine dictated solely by capitalists, pure and simple. It really makes me
The Times, They Are A-Changin'
. . . Or Are They?
by M. D. Hauser
Love became the basis for marriage, not how much money one or the
other potential spouse had. This idea has been the central theme of countless
stories and sagas. Love is the most important thing in the world. When you
have love, you don't need anything else. Love makes the world go 'round.
Unless you live in California.
Will the Times Hurry Up and
by Christine L. Reed
If two people (or one person and an animal, or two shoes and a
cockatoo), love each other and want to spend the rest of their lives
together, no man's law should stand in their way. Since laws do have a nasty
habit of standing in our way, we need to abolish those stupid laws.