“Being Strong,” by Gregor Erdmann

“In these situations the desire to become stronger is fuelled by the fear of future emotional hurt, and can become entwined with the situation itself. When this happens, we can become so attached to the particular event that we put all our effort into ensuring that it never happens again. The reality is that all our effort will probably go to waste as this situation will not happen again, only to be bowled over by something we never expected.”

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  1. …let me tell you about the pit bull… 😉

  2. The Future

    The question usually comes up as: What does the future hold? Then comes: Is there an answer?

    Short version, Yes!

    Realistically I may not know the exact answer. However, why concern myself over what I cannot control. But that calls up another idea. Do we or do we not draw to us what we agonize over? And is that not an ancillary form of control?

    The answer is both yes and no. The truth is, most things we worry about will never materialize. That said, consider this: We really do draw to ourselves whatever happens. As I’ve stated before, most situations we find ourselves in are a result of what we did or did not do. Even though we may have agonized over some supposedly detrimental situation, it usually comes ( if it comes at all) in a manner or form we do not expect.

    Getting to the essence of all this stuff requires no more than a simple and practical “thought” equation one must bring into play.

    Learn from the past; Prepare for the future; Live in the present!

    That’s all there is, there ain’t no more; just the eternal NOW!

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