The thing about life is it’s enough to drive you crazy. The more we try to make sense of it all is the more we find ourselves insane while trying to understand why things happen. It is beyond me to know why good things happen to bad people and bad things happen to good. It is beyond me to understand why children get sick, or worse. I can’t make sense of it. Neither can you. Or maybe you can, but still, I see no explanation that can validate the crazy tragedies we go through.Continue reading
There is a
word I have heard my entire life. The word is potential. I was always told I
have so much potential.
You have so much potential . . .
You can be anything you want to be . . .
You can do anything you want to do . . .Continue reading
There was no one else but me in a pair of my ratty blue jeans and my denim jacket. I was dressed in one of me crazy ripped up shirts with a skull on it and standing to the best of my ability in my steel-toe Timberland boots.
Of course, I was equipped with the usual tools of my trade.
I had my pack of smokes and my little pipe. I had my lighter to light my smokes and a sheet of psychedelics, which I was sold off, one piece at a time.
Safe to say, at some point, I had to realize my memories has often lied to me. At some point, I realized my opinions, predictions, and fears that churn my worries and anxiety are based on the inaccuracies of my perception.Continue reading
I want to see the world from the highest peak, like a picture I once saw as a child of a man standing somewhere high above it all, south of the border with red-brick mountains, defining to me a recollection or reference of an old and unmolested tribe world of Native Indians, which is somewhere high in the peaks of South America. Young as I was, I was old enough to understand there is an entire world out there—and somewhere beyond my imagination and somewhere beyond my wildest dreams is a world I that I hope to see someday.Continue reading
After all the evaluation and after the stages of contemplation to preparation, the next phase begins with determination. This is followed by action. This is the stages of change. Put simply, change is creating a new normal. That’s it. that’s all there is to it.Continue reading
There are jobs that come our way that will be less than simple. This is inevitable. Like it or not, this is life. Either way, the job still needs to be done. No amount of avoidance or procrastination is going to change the task at hand. Oftentimes, however, the most intimidating idea that keeps us from attacking the challenge is the first idea, which is, where do we begin?Continue reading