Elpis

Before I get into the mix of all this, I'm going to be pretty open.  There are some things that I've really wanted to talk about lately.  Some of which are pretty heart heavy.  So, who knows what I'll really want to say.  Maybe I'll figure it out when I say it.   Who is…

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Living Legend

Often times, I've really wondered just what the word "living" actually meant.  I mean, there's gotta be more to what we do every day, isn't there?  I would hate to think that eating, breathing, sleeping, or working is very much or exactly what "living" is.   I am willing to be the first to admit…

Better Place

Anybody who knows me worth a damn these days know I've had two major issues that I've been having problems resolving:  Getting older and feeling guilty.  The getting older part is obvious but the feeling guilty part... not so much.   It's been almost three years since one of the most human guys I've ever…

“Bruce Wayne?”

It's amazing just how much you can learn about yourself.   Whether it's being at home or abroad... there's always something new that your environment can educate you to about just who we really are.  I'm not necessarily talking about personality traits or instances when we defy our own norms but revelations that can create irreconcilable…

Just Stuff

Things have a habit of just happening.  A lot of the time it's when we least expect them to and we aren't ready for the impact that these events carry.  However, there are a few times in which these events are welcome and embraced as part of our ever-changing identity.   Recently, I had just…

Odds Are

Every now and then, I'll be driving from somewhere to somewhere else and a song will play on the radio that just shoots from the hip and strikes the heart and just holds me accountable. Part of growth is learning that risk management isn't always taking chances or making decisions based on numbers.  There's an…

Chances Are…

At first when I decided to write another entry, I wanted to be expressive of the hope, joy, and closure I had been starting to find in my discoveries into how I've just wanted to be a better person.  Instead, I'm going to choose to be expressive of the pain, regret, and misery I've endured…