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"Better defeat, almost,
than all of life's victories of doubt,
that need endless talk, talk, talk,
to make them out."
How in the world did I do that? How did I luck into that? Why does he love me? Why does he want to be with me?
Is it lack of self-esteem or are we so hard upon ourselves that we question our achievements. Is it we do not have arrogance or confidence that we deserve to win, to love, to have.
there have been times in my life when I wanted to run away. run away from the situation, run away from a particular person, run away from the life that I had created.
there were times when everything seemed to have conspired against me. or that through my ineptitude I created a shambles of all that was good and right in my life. I had to get away, to start anew, to begin again. it never worked. if third grade was bad, fourth was no better and fifth was hell.
I think we USAers are rather imprecise when we speak. I do not know if it is due to a lack of emphasis in literature in our schools or a general laziness that propels us to use whatever works, rather than what would work best.
So many people here use the word love when they mean lust. These people do not love a person, they lust after that person. They really want to get physical with that person, not get to know them, encourage and support them, take pride in them. They rather just
How could I not think of courage given the thread by Andreus and the post by ahotjock71. I am not sure that I would always admire courage, but I do admire and love these two men.
Courage, to me, is having one value or emotion within you overcome the fear that is within you. And fear is a survival trait, for many fear is a good thing; we need to have fear and feel fear in order to survive. It is a trait manifested in most animals. Those animals that failed to fear the lion or