Perception can be incredibly important. How we perceive things can be surprisingly different from how things are in reality. We each take in input, and it’s processed through our own eyes and ears, then it goes through our brains. This is where the reality can get warped. You have information or a situation, and… Continue reading Perception, sabotage, and trust.
I have a hard time of year during the holidays as I do not wish to celebrate them at all for a couple of reasons. One is that I’m an atheist and I don’t believe in Christmas at all. If this was it, I could still play along and maybe even participate in some of… Continue reading ‘Tis the season to question the meaning of your life and all your decisions. Fa la la la la la la la la.
This time of year makes me question life and my faith in humanity. I’m also reminded how foolish and counterproductive most emotions can be. The season’s feeling of being sentimental makes me disgusted a bit. I’m not sure exactly why, but normal setbacks or troubles in life seem amplified this time of year. There’s a… Continue reading Shutting down.
I wrote this a few years ago when my marriage ended and I was trying to determine what I want my future with a partner to be like. Thank you for reading. Bound For Good Things Someday, someday you’ll be an old man with a cane and a limp. You’ll wake around dawn and want… Continue reading Being Brave II
People talk about being brave and this often refers to soldiers or people with illnesses, people in the midst of crisis or adversity. How can one be brave in everyday life? For instance, there’s a part of a person that retreats when wounded emotionally. How does a person find the strength, and the courage, to… Continue reading Being brave.
Is the glass half full or half empty? Surely, there are circumstances that can dictate our attitudes. If you’re going through a rough or shitty time, most likely, you’ll feel the glass is half empty. And you’ll not likely want to hear otherwise. If life is unfolding in your favor, the glass might seem like… Continue reading The glass.
I often wondered what would happen if I had a crystal ball and I could see what would happen in my life. On one hand, it would take away the bittersweet mystery of not knowing how my life would play out, especially for the questions I’ve been seeking answers for for a while now. … Continue reading Even with a crystal ball, you’d wind up singing the blues.