It is a grave fact that few realize, when they are in a group of people; among that group one person will be the next to die and one person will be the last to survive. In any setting you find yourself, this rule applies, though it is impossible to know who. The only time it is known for sure is when you are sitting alone.
Excuses like, “too much school”, too much work, too much risk, and too much to do, are all pitiful excuses when the other option is death. Even though Raymond’s life was never in danger, the life-threatening lie Tyler told him was to motivate him to change. Out of all the self-help books, podcasts, and seminars, I can’t think of any better motivation than what Raymond received. With all the time I have put into the previously mentioned sources of motivation I still feel as though I am falling short. What could result from experiencing this situation like Raymond?
If you ask my family and friends, they will tell you I have done well for myself. I currently have checked off many boxes that make up a wholesome life: well-paying job, nice house, accomplished and beautiful wife, healthy 1-year old son, healthy lifestyle, no debt other than 1 car and mortgage payment, and theContinue reading “Feeling like a spinning compass”
We all accept it, buckle-up, do 5 over, flip the occasional bird, tail-gate the slow asshole in front of you doing only 4 over, and fail to move over to the crazy maniac doing 6 over coming up behind you.