There is nothing wrong with being selective about who you choose to be with or who you choose to have in your life. You can respectfully decline invitations to protect yourself. Don’t apologize for being choosy. Stay home and read instead.
My husband and I at the same time ordered the same books on Amazon! Who does that? We not only finish each other’s sentences but without even realizing it we do and say so many things the same at the same time. That’s not creepy, it is connection. Find that one human you can connect…… Continue reading Same Brain
Being a human #138 Protect the elders and the littles among you. Humans are most vulnerable during their first years and their last. It takes more than a village to raise a child and protect our legacies.
Being a human #126 Trust is difficult to acquire and super easy to lose. Be a human worth trusting.
Being a human #124 Shush. Stop talking and listen. When you talk over people or just wait for the gap to talk, you are not listening. Not listening is disrespectful. Stop. Listen. Learn. Respect.
Being a human #111 You are not a rooted tree. You can change your trajectory as you deem necessary. If a human puts an obstacle in your way, do what you’ve got to do to go around, over, or under it. Even if the cost is high, do it. Apologize for the inconvenience you caused…… Continue reading Day 111
Being a human #110 Keep confidences. However, never keep secrets from your significant other or your mom. That never ends well. Besides, mothers are exempt from “Please don’t tell anyone” because a good mother will keep your secret to her grave.
Loving a person doesn’t make them a good human. Giving a person kindness and showing them that they are loved can sometimes cause goodness to manifest in a human. Sometimes a bad human is just a bad person no matter how much they are loved or how kind you are to them. Only divine love…… Continue reading Day 95
Be kind when dealing with older humans. It’s very easy for them to get confused. Don’t assume that because they misremembered something that they have dementia. They may just be tired or distracted. Be respectful. One day you will be the old person.
Writer’s Log Day 22… Finished the draft of Prayer After Prayer, a new book I’m working on. Handed off to my first editor, AKA my mother. She gets a first look at all my work. Well, most of it. Why? Well, she’s my mother. Do you have a Mom? I mean you must since you…… Continue reading Day 22