To start off let’s back up a few years. Like 25 years or so. Growing up in a home with a loving mother and father is where it began for me. Things were normal with my two sisters and my folks. My “more active negative tendencies” began in high school. I’m not really sure what it was that led me down the path but I just started to enjoy physical confrontations.
Many who know me have seen quite a bit of change in me the past month. This morning as I was having some reflection time and reading I kind of chuckled to myself. I thought, “Dude, I’ve totally taken the pill and entered the Matrix”. Things look so differently to me know. I have been awakened and I see things differently. I have a new realization of things around me in my world. I know this sounds deep and a little hokey, but it’s real.
Optimism is hoping and reality is controlling. You can control your reality. Control is real movement, choices and action. Hoping for the optimum requires nothing but candy cane and lollipop dreams.
Like I mentioned in another post I plan to read more instead of crushing candy. I just finished Man's Search For Meaning and am about to embark upon on new book. Here is my reading list: Awareness by Anthony De Mello The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell The Power of Myth by …
I try to read at least one book a year. That's it, one book. Well, I haven't read one in about 5 years so I'm a little behind. I've made a vow that I'm gonna stop crushing candy when I poop and read.