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All Blog Posts Tagged 'reality' (4)

Everyone is a critic.

Lots and lots of back seat drivers are popping up these day. It's understandable really, but true to form it usually doesn't help and it's so annoying. When it is your loved one that needs medical assistance, the ambulance carrying the paramedics can't get there fast enough. When it is your friend who has fallen 60 feet off a ledge in the mountains, the rescue personnel appear to be moving in slow motion. Everything takes too long. When it's your coastline that is facing an ever encroaching oil… Continue

Added by Vernon Windsor on June 8, 2010 at 2:10pm — 7 Comments

A hard lesson.

I lost a sister yesterday. While driving a familiar, but infrequent road, I saw a painted turtle in the roadway sunning himself on the roadbed. She was much too close to traffic and I was preparing to stop the car and carry her across the road, when I glanced in my rearview mirror. There were six cars and a truck behind me. Stopping on the one lane road would have required my blocking the road and inconveniencing everyone following me. I chose to keep driving and trust turtle wisdom and human… Continue

Added by Vernon Windsor on June 2, 2010 at 2:33pm — 4 Comments

You Can Do Everything Right and Sometimes, Things Still Go Wrong

You can eat right, exercise, meditate,pray, focus on positive thinking, know and use the Law of Attraction....and still life throws you right off the path thru no fault of your own. Sometimes life just is what it is.

When an illness strikes, I refuse to pile guilt on top of it by thinking I brought it on myself. My brother did all the right things, had a stroke and all the dr's could say was, it must be genetic.

If someone has a… Continue

Added by Maggie Mae on August 14, 2009 at 3:43pm — 2 Comments

The Ore and Aura of the Real

I swim in a sea of reality, but that makes me no more a fish than Moby Dick was. Mine is an unreal universe in which the exceptional is commonplace, in which the transient states of frustration or depression or meaninglessness are the norm. I am not a character whose life conforms more or less to the life of the ordinary man. I am an anticharacter in my experiences and in my sense of the world of reality. I require the fabulous and the bizarre. That is my metier. My purpose and philosophy of… Continue

Added by Gary Freedman on July 17, 2009 at 10:59am — No Comments

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