M.C. Scriptor’s 100th Post

Today (August 19th), marks M.C. Scriptor’s 100th post!

I’m quite happy! Since I started this blog many months ago, I’ve shared my writings and my ideas with all of you, been viewed in many countries around the world, heard some of your awesome feedback, and learned so much!

If it weren’t for all of you, this blog would not exist! Thank you for viewing, sharing and commenting! I hope that you’ve enjoyed everything that you have seen so far!

So, to celebrate the event, here is an overview of what is coming soon, (though I can’t specify any dates yet): Continue reading

I got to thinking

Sometimes, it’s hard to uproot a problem.

Sometimes, it’s because the problem has been there for so long, you can’t see it anymore, because it has just melded into the background of normalcy.

It is at that point, I’ve found, that it takes a keen eye, and self-awareness, to find this camouflaged monster under the bed, Waldo of life, secret in the closet, whatever you want to call it.

The one secret weapon everyone had though, is that all problems, always come to an end.

The Teacher Student Ratio

Everybody teaches something in life,

whether it’s the overly complicated answer to some quadratic equation,

or simply how to be happy,

there is things we pass on in our lives,

whether we know it or not.

And even when we’ve passed along all we know,

it’s never too late, to keep learning.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where do we go from here?

When I have said everything,

and can’t think of anything,

to say to you anymore,

there is no words to be spoken,

no hearts to be broken,

nothing but a void.

Nothing but the space you’ll leave,

when you leave this life,

so where do we go from here?

A sinking ship of sorrowed hearts? Continue reading

Concerns of the World: DP Response

Daily Post asked:

Breaking the Ice

The internet has recently been swept up by the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Is there a cause — social, political, cultural, or other — you passionately believe in? Tell us how you got involved — or why you don’t get involved.

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/breaking-the-ice/

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There is many causes and beliefs which I like to be a part of/ vocalise for. I’m sure my friends on social media have had experienced the multitude of my opinions.

Here is one world issue, that I believe needs to be dealt with ASAP: Climate Change/Saving the Arctic/Preservation of Water.

These clips and documentaries can describe these issues better than I can:

James Balog is a brilliant photographer and Arctic Activist. He is responsible for the creation of the fantastic documentary, Chasing Ice. The documentary describes their mission to show the world how the world’s ice caps and glaciers are dissipating right before our eyes. It saddens me, the loss of such natural beauty, and it is bone chilling the rate in which we are destroying it.

Here is the link to their website:  http://www.chasingice.com/

And as far as Climate Change goes, comedians seem to do a pretty fair job of explaining things to the public:

If you prefer a scientist’s point of view, lets listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson for a moment:

And Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan:

Also, here is a good resource:

Also, along with the arctic, water needs saving. Water, is a human necessity, and is the most precious commodity on the planet, not oil, not gold, not diamonds. We wage wars over oil, and we slave over our diamonds, but people will soon do anything for this scarce resource if we don’t stop expending it so quickly.

Only 3% of the world’s water is drinkable freshwater, and almost 70% of that is locked away in glaciers. So, with this information in mind, why are we building golf courses in desert places like Arizona? Why is the agricultural center of America in California, where water must be shipped in to irrigate infertile land? Why are we using drinkable water to flush down our toilets? Why are we dumping toxic chemicals into our lakes an rivers? And one that I see all the time, wasting water by hosing down our driveways, and watering our lawns?

Additionally, I live in Canada, where we are very lucky to have incredibly high water safety standards,  however, many places in the world, including America, are not as fortunate.

Here is  a link to an incredibly informative documentary, FLOW: for the love of water: ForTheLoveOfWaterflow-2008

These issues are at the heart of our time, and the heart of our lives.

Please share this article and other resources to help spread awareness of these problems. -MC

Emerging from Fire, the Queen of Ice

Perhaps it was the work of some god, or some tremor somewhere in the universe, that lead to her existence?

I knew her to have stood before the hearth, born from the very embers themselves. She would spend the rest of her days in the forge, sparks flying as the iron smashed. Forging hammers, daggers, knives, swords and a magnificent silver scythe.

She would lift the newly crafted weapon above her head, another tool for her arsenal.

Always, she would sit before a job, and select whatever weapon she would need, be it knife, a sword, or the golden ring, brought forth from the fires in pure and incontestable solitude.

 

In the beginning, she’d approach with a candle in one hand, and a ring in the other. She was a maiden of the sheerest light. The one who carved beauty a new definition, and rose to become the embodiment of perfection. And when she smiled, it was so cruel, the way it glowed.

Her smile, so radiant that it would deny winter its arrival. Little did I know that it was buried deep inside her. That smile, cunning and deceptive in all it’s trickery, all it’s glory. The worst part, she was unquestionable, she was perfection…

 

If you were lucky, you got the knife, quick and painless. But if you were poor, and some befouled puppet master hated you that day, you’d get the scythe. The scythe… in the spotlight, brought down on your heart, by her hand as she cleaved through it. It was unnatural, the way such grace intertwined with such brutality, a peerless combination. Continue reading