The day is new, yet the path is the same as it was yesterday, and shall it be tomorrow. Fast forward years, even decades and still, the path remains the same.
Time is fleeting, lost as soon as it is seen. Too many simply exist, lodged in the gravitational pull of existence and obligation.
Meeting you, led a dejected, depressed man clamoring for love and attention, on a date with a scintillating, long-legged mature woman, atop an elegant roof that mirrored she.
The strength to carry on, to do what you innately know how to do, comes from within. The words of others, good or bad, are nothing more than dry leaves withering away in a winter season.
You and I are gifted creations with a mind that knows no end. It grows and dies with direct and indirect input.
Life is tough, it weeds out the weak, giving hell to the strong. You may be beaten, mauled or stripped of everything you know, but here you are, standing… breathing… living.
You may say quietly, under your breath, you are different, but are you? Many of us mistakenly measure success by the material others amass, by the structure others live in, by the vehicle others drive, by the tangible items where its value matters only in the cost to acquire such things. Continue reading “The Emptiness of Vanity”
Nature is at work on the grandest stage as humans and ants share a commonality, where work is life…where devotion is given and the question of “why” is hardly asked.
Life is riddled with defining moments that birth pain, replacing the biological person you are born to be. You, only you know the insurmountable pain clouding your judgment that robs the joy surrounding you.
Today, walk down the path paved by your dreams. Yes, you are obligated to work as a means of survival, but that is not your legacy. It cannot be if your heart and passion are absent.
Each day, I grab a blue coffee cup that no longer has a handle and I walk over to the kitchen. Once there, I fill it with water and pour it into the coffee pot. Several minutes later, piping hot coffee fills my cup.
They stumble one by one down the dimly lit parking lot, carrying backpacks, lunch pails, and purses on their slumped shoulders.
Ever thought of becoming an actor, business owner or hit it big with a service or product available to customers around the world to consider yourself a success? Seems as though the media fuels society into believing success is only attained by amassing fame or money.
Sometimes the way life as you see it is not how it will unfold. Sometimes a force greater than reality is at work, to which logic cannot define love.
From time to time, a person will appear in your life who will provide a meaning of love. It is up to you to remove scars of past relational failures to embrace the beauty of such person and the definition of love they bring.