Enjoy an excerpt from Chapter 3 of The Rabid from Ami Urban.
Am I the only one who practices her Emmy speech in the shower? Yes? Hoo, boy. Um, well, anyway, I can put that speech to good use now since I’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! And I’m so humbled!
Whenever we experience injustice, we encounter tragedy or fall prey to the machinations of others; whenever we experience the horror and pain of our own apparently arbitrary limitations – the temptation to question Being and then to curse it rises foully from the darkness.
I wanted to write this post because sometimes we don’t recognize an abusive relationship while we’re in it. Those who are victim to domestic assault often defend their partner ruthlessly. But there are other, subtler signs that we should all be aware of.
We’ve all been there. Trying to have a nice, quiet meal or watch a movie in the theatre when someone’s kid starts running up and down the aisles, making noise and just being disruptive.
That’s what Liam Neeson would say to Thomas the Tank Engine. And then the train would be no more.