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Burning Down The House

Posted in Life In General with tags , , on February 5, 2010 by JoshuaJDrew

Everything we try is not going to work. Everyone we get to know isn’t going to stay near our hearts forever. Everyplace we work is not going to use us till our hearts give out. This doesn’t mean we can’t collect our resources as we travel along. The people, places and things we surround ourselves with aren’t supposed to last an eternity but that doesn’t mean they belong in the trash. Even loves lost, jobs quit, and friends forgotten can be huge influences again later in life and you’ll regret it a lot if you can’t call back someone you’ve scorned in the past. This again doesn’t mean every door we close will shut quietly. Sometimes the conflict comes naturally but we have to allow others to win the battle at times like these because it will make them more likely to apologize and do something kind for you in the future.

It seems like it should be easier for everyone to just “get along”, but as I can’t seem to emphasis enough, everyone just wants things to happen without ever having to put an effort forth. People will stand in your way. Most of the time these people were once allies who have been scorned or forgotten. The worst enemies are people who were once on your side. The easiest way to avoid this danger is to do your best to keep these people in check [as militaristic as it sounds] Continue reading