Why do I have so many enemies…

and what can I do about it?

Jeffrey Field
1 min readFeb 23, 2018


Sophie and Slider at peace

Used to be I had only one enemy, the United States government. Democrats, Republicans, the whole evil, crooked bunch, from the president on down.

My anger bubbled over during Occupy Wall Street. Stella and I were part of Occupy Las Cruces. We created a blog site. I expressed my personal disdain in a poem.

But now… but now… I have so many enemies. I’ve lost count.

My dogs have peace.

Where’s my peace?

(W-pI.195.3:1) Your brother is your “enemy” because you see in him the rival for your peace; a plunderer who takes his joy from you, and leaves you nothing but a black despair so bitter and relentless that there is no hope remaining.

This morning I concluded my meditation with Holy holy holy are my enemies. Silently spoken, over and over.

They know who they are.

God knows who they are.

I give my enemies peace, even as I fight them, tooth and nail.

It’s the best I can do at this point in my life.

This is a story in progress…

Any questions?



Jeffrey Field

It ain't what you think. Former newsman, car salesman, teacher. Everything is Thou, if you so allow it. You can find some of it at https://youtu.be/w6RtVjMDHzE