Sorry Part #5 – The Party

     Patrick waved down a cab near the San Diego Pier. “To UC-Los Angeles, please.” “Sir, you do realize that’s a forty-minute drive,” replied the cab driver. “Yes, I realize that we need to get going,” answered Patrick. Patrick and Annie had a difficult time finding a cab driver that would take them all theContinue reading “Sorry Part #5 – The Party”

Sorry Part #2

“There comes the point where you have to have your priorities straight, Patrick. You can’t live in the past forever,” said James. “You have to move on and stop fighting what you’re fighting. Move on, be strong, and get on with it”. Patrick was contemplating quitting school, quitting everything. Patrick felt that he might haveContinue reading “Sorry Part #2”

The whole is more than the sum of its parts

A quote from Aristotle – Aristotle is my favorite philosopher. I agree with him. It makes sense. “The whole is more than the sum of its part.” I apply this to life, the idea of life, the concept of living is more than what it’s like living it. The inclination that we humans can createContinue reading “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”

Weak power

Not only for warriors, but this also goes for humans and various species as well. Every living thing acquires a weapon — either intelligence, strength, art, imagination, wealth.Whatever power is assumed, it must be feared. Not to let it take over you, To control and consume you. Power will make you weak if it consumesContinue reading “Weak power”

Weak strength

Not only for warriors, but this also goes for humans and various species as well. Every living thing acquires a weapon — either intelligence, strength, art, imagination, wealth.Whatever power is assumed, it must be feared. Not to let it take over you, To control and consume you. Power will make you weak if it consumesContinue reading “Weak strength”

Love Is Strong

People have struggled emotionally. People who’ve struggled with life, in general, can understand empathy. I can empathize with others and can understand their struggles. People who’ve been in environments of negativity, perhaps positivity, generally can develop understanding in both situations. You say, “Well, physical abuse, he is now able to empathize with people who haveContinue reading “Love Is Strong”

Fear?

Some people say they are not afraid of anything. I think this is an excellent trait to have. But, I think it’s important we discuss what we mean by “anything.” Do we expect a specific job? A certain class? A person? Afraid of what? I think a lot of people are so scared of theContinue reading “Fear?”