Things That I Believe To Be True

What do you believe in?  What beliefs make you you?

A personal philosophy is something that everyone should have.  I’m not talking about religion.  No, personal philosophies are much more complex than that.  Not that religion isn’t important, but this isn’t a post about religion in the traditional sense.  While philosophy and religion can go hand in hand, one greatly influencing the other, there is much more to a person than religion and that is what I want to discuss.  Our experiences not only make us who we are, but inspire how we perceive situations and how we react to what happens to us.  While some beliefs may be silly, others are much stronger in molding our character and ourselves into the kind of people we want to be.

And with that said, these are some of the things that I wholeheartedly believe in. Continue reading

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In Time, We Trust

It seems that the universe is trying to send me a message.  This last week, a particular theme has popped up one too many times to be considered coincidental and it’s begging me to take notice.  It was in the TV shows and movies I watched.  It was in the book I’m reading.  It was in articles I skimmed.  It was everywhere.

It was trust.

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The Accelerated Crawl Of Time

Time is a pretty strange concept when you start to think about it.  It’s one of the few things in life that no one really has control over, yet something that everyone possesses at one point or another.  We hold onto it, we waste it, we give it to others, and we can never get it back.

Time

With twenty-four hours in a day and twelve months in a year, time is a fixed idea.  Sixty seconds tick by and before you know it, a minute is gone then another and then another.  The sun rises and sets each day at variable times, but the pattern persists for most individuals.  Wake up, exhaust the daylight hours, go to sleep, repeat.  Sure, the activities of each day will inevitably vary, but we intrinsically are living just as the ancient cavemen did.  Granted, we have technological advances that can keep us up well into the night.  I’m looking at you, Internet! Continue reading