I read through comments, and see the vitriol and viciousness that good people become when they think up a punishment for people’s transgressions. In those moments, how are we really any different than the subject of our hatred?
The only advice my father ever gave me was that I had to lose weight, or â€œnobody would ever take me seriously, nobody would ever love me, or care about anything I ever had to say about anything.â€ This was his parting advice to me as a nine year old boy, as I moved away to a new state with my mom and sister; and he moved in with his new, much preferred family.
Just once, imagine yourself as the key to unlocking the doors of other’s success and happiness.
Look at everything as inherent to the whole.
I work as an IT guy supporting public housing authorities. This is a challenging task for a number of reasons, and its stressful at times to say the least. Every day I encounter people that are in the final stages of their lives. Every day I meet people in…
It starts with an art gallery, but not the kind of gallery youâ€™re used to seeing. This gallery consists of video graphic walls where customerâ€™s pictures cycle on an endless loop of display. Upon arrival you install an app that allows you to share images, videos, and music which then cycles throughout the gallery for everyone to see. This is a place to display your artwork, a place where people come to see the artwork that gets shared.
Thereâ€™s a moment when you come to this point of total clarity, where you can see all and understand everything. Itâ€™s like a flood of information that comes at you in a thoughtless kind of way, tearing you from the silence you’ve worked so hard to achieve.
I’d like to resign from this, it isn’t what I was promised it would be. I was sold something different, and I now understand what this reality holds. Courted by your offerings, you pledged a life of great substance, but all you’ve provided me are superficial things which hold no real value.
When I found myself with no friends, I realized that I still had love around me, just not within me. That was the point of my awakening, and the creation of a new cycle of processes that redefined my life and perspective.
People say that the first step is the hardest, but I find the last step to be the most difficult step to take. Thatâ€™s the step where you let go.