There are plenty to be distracted by. But they are distractions. They are the acts and behaviors of others. Other people. People who are not ourselves. This isn’t in a grand sense; this is in an interpersonal sense. There is the “I” and then there is the “others”, those who are not the “I”. Yet … Continue reading Not Others
It is a simple question, right? What is the story that we are telling ourselves? As we operate through the day, as we interact with the world, as it acts upon us or vice versa, what story are we telling about it? While it might feel like a funny way of looking at it, but … Continue reading What Story…
An interesting concept came up the other day. It involved the idea of daydreaming about the future and waiting for things to happen. In this case, it was discussing the idea that happiness didn’t have to wait for the terms of such things of, “I’ll be happy when I get a new house,” or “I’ll … Continue reading Distracted Focus
It is disappointing. That is the only word I can use to describe the way I feel about humanity at times: disappointed. I know that we can do better, and often I wish that we would. Instead, we get locked into this tit-for-tat cycle of growing retribution that you can never go back far enough … Continue reading Joy And Death
As the days build upon days, there is a question that arises I accumulate words in my fervor to become a self-sustaining independent writer. Is the goal worth the process? We often don’t think about that question. We fixate on the goal as though when we achieve it, things will magically change. Sometimes they do, … Continue reading Is The Goal Worth It?