The US Election

I am not a person who usually talks much about politics. I have a stand point and I know who I want to win. I been quiet about a lot of things because I believe in free will. But lately I come to realise that a lot of people don’t vote. And then they still complain about the outcome of the election. If you don’t vote you should not have anything to complain about.

The world that we live in today is making me scared and anxious. It feels like the rich people in to world get more and more power and like democracy is failing.

Look at the US where there are a lot of things that have gone wrong. They have an incompitent president that downplayed the Corona Virus and a lot of people died. Or all the shit he does that makes people turn against other people.

Look at the UK were they voted against giving out food for children at school during the holiday. Children are starving in poor family’s but the parliament are well off with food everyday.

Look at Poland about to implement a stricter abortlaw taking away the choice for woman. People are protesting, but will it change anything?

We have the black lives matters movement in almost every country. Policeman and policewomen beating up black people or killing them. Employees following black people around the store. People getting gunned down in there houses by police and nothing happens.

This is just some examples. I could find a lot more and write about. What I want to know is where is the compassion, where is the love, where is everybody’s equal right?

Today is the last day to vote in the US Election. I hope that Trump won’t win the election but with all the fake news and things he has spread around the US and everything his followers have done I fear he might win. I did not think he would have won four years ago, but now I don’t take anything for granted.

It is important that we take a stand against all the injustices in the world. Everybody can do something.

This is just something that has been in my head for a couple of days. I needed to get it out on paper.

Love, Nea

Motivational Monday ~ November 2

It’s November and Halloween is over. Not that we really celebrate Halloween in Sweden. We have another “celebration” and it is called “Alla helgons dag” where we remember the people we have lost and light candles at their graves or memorial groves. It ends up being very peaceful and beautiful when there are lights everywhere at the cemeteries.

We went late evening on Saturday to a couple of our loved ones graves and one of the memorial groves where my grandparents are buried. It was beautiful and I always leave there feeling calm.

I know that this week will be a hard week for some people, seeing as there’s the election in the US and a lot of countries have gone into lockdown again. The second wave of Covid has hit here in Sweden and I am kind of scared that everyone has forgotten to keep a distance, wash their hands and stay at home if they are feeling sick.

At these times we need a bit extra motivation and I have been trying to find the right quote to have today, but it is hard. There are a lot of great quotes out there and I wanted to find one that was just right. I have not been able to do that, but I hope you like this one.

We will get through this. We just need to keep fighting. Together. If you are in lookdown, keep in touch with friends and family via skype, zoom or whatever you use. Support one another. We will get through this. Take care of yourself and your family. Be kind to others. Follow guidelines.

That is all I have to share today. Just remember that you can do this. Have a great week and know that you are stronger than you think.

Love, Nea

Election day in Sweden

Hello,

It’s election day in Sweden today. And I have voted. I hope everyone does, but I think many people won’t vote. This makes me sad. We have democracy for a reason.

This election is also making me scared about who will win the election. Some of the political parties have some non-friendly views on immigration and people who are not born here in Sweden. I know who I want to win, but I have to wait until tomorrow for the results.

I am still sick if anyone is wondering, but I have decided to make the best of today as I can. I am going to get some studying done. But I am also going to rest as much as possible. I have to go to campus every day next week so I will need my strength.

Now I am going to study. Half the day is already gone.

Have a wonderful day, and if you are living in Sweden, Please vote!

Love, Nea

My election card