COMMENTARY

Echoes

Lee's Summit JournalMay 30, 2014 

am i

more

special

than

you

in this

creation

who decides

to what

am i

entitled

the best

education

health care

choicest seats

at games

and concerts

private entrances

the right

to cut in

front

of traffic

or supermarket

lines

highest salary

happiness

heaven

to always

have my way

be someone

with whom

you must not

disagree

which privileges

are mine due

to what

am i

entitled

that you

are not

and why

are my

needs

greater

than

yours

for

affection

resepect

hope

some

sense

of security

do i work

harder

was i born

smarter

where is

the line

between

healthy

self esteem

and the

grandiosity

of a personality

disorder

when is

another

selfie

one

too many

for a

safe ride

home

h

 

Hubert Neth, a United Methodist pastor, has been contributing to the Journal for more than 20 years.

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