"It is good to be 'woke'. It is even better to be 'woke" to your own f*cked up sh*t too..." ~Manatole
For some, an unfulfilled and unsatisfied life can lead to a life-long battle of potentially fatal addictions; but others find there’s an alternative to fill those often evasive and unidentifiable empty spaces.
“Niagara Falls” is a popular vaudeville comedy skit where performers exploit repressed memories and its triggers.In the skit, “Niagara Falls” two comedians meeting for the first time engage in polite conversation. This continues until one […]
This article’s theme, NYT Magazine Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage reveals the impetus of why marrieds are so interested in bringing others into the fold; they are looking for the easy button. When I was […]
You are who you are. You just need to find where your talents can make a difference.
In other words, you must find where you fit.
Let me back up a bit.
The conversation that led to this epiphany began how it always starts – with gossip.
My daughter mentioned that a married couple, we both know, always spends their free time with each other. I thought, what a concept, right?
The observation triggered a thought about the husband’s former girlfriend and how she thought he was a loser and fat. She left him. Fast forward to the future.
As soon as Chey* turned 16 years old, she marched into the local Foot Locker and told the manager she’d like to work there.
She was a “shoe” connoisseur and wanted to sell.
The Manager said, “I’m not hiring and won’t be anytime soon.” “OK,” Chey said and walked out the store. Chey returned every week and upon one visit, the manager said, “Yes.” Chey began working that day. When asked how Chey knew she’d have a career with Foot Locker, she answered, “I had Faith.”
Chey had no retail experience, no connections, nothing that could be considered a “foot in the door.” Chey had faith in herself. With that faith, she made a commitment that she would work at Foot Locker and she did.
FAITH IS COMMITMENT TO ONESELF, SHOWING UP AND BEING PRESENT, READY TO WORK IN THE FACE OF FEAR, DOUBT AND EXPECTATION.
The Universe, this dimension can be tricky as OOMTF* tweeted. It’s only tricky, however, if you forget this dimension operates by choice and decision; cause and effect. Lying in bed, I had a few thoughts […]
Luke Cage takeaway Season 1 History, whether it be cultural or personal is a double-edge sword. Better or worse, history controls your present. Try if you may, but you can’t hold onto it. Nor can […]
Survey Says…Probably not. Less than 10% percent of Americans interviewed in The Chapman University Survey of American Fears 1 2015 admitted they’re afraid of the dark. The California university study found that adults have traded in […]
Are you watching the paranoia-inducing television show “Mr. Robot” on USA Network? Universal Cable Productions greenlighted season 2 before the first episode aired. For good reason, too; the show is not brainless fodder; it’s actually […]