6:42 a.m. – I awaken to a mysterious, choppy, humming sound. After listening to the sound for a few minutes, I determine it’s a bevy of choppers from the local news stations covering rush hour traffic. There must have been a wreck on 288 or 610 because they were directly over the house. Slept on … Read more
Modern French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre once stated, “Everything has been figured out, except how to live.” This rings true for those looking for the perfect path to follow in attempting to live their lives. However, it does not speak for the lessons learned while attempting to live. Life as harsh and cold that it can be at times has scores of lessons to teach to people who pay attention. I have witnessed many lessons and experienced countless others firsthand. Listed in no particular and to be continued are some of the most beneficial lessons in life I have learned thus far.
Never become fearful of life’s constant ebb and flow, intimidated by people, or apprehensive about an objective or goal set to achieve. Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world (Ralph Waldo Emerson). Our lives were not designed to have fear lead us, but for us to utilize fear as a … Read more