Sunday, February 26, 2017

Choose to be like the Tree

You risk failure whenever you act to achieve. And the less you act, the greater your risk for failure. Ironically, the more you risk failure and actually fail, the greater your chances of success.

Choose to be like the Tree. #UngerWasHere

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Go All The Way

Your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is light somewhere.
It may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
Be on the watch.
The gods will offer you chances.
Know them.
Take them.
You can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
And the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
Your life is your life.
Know it while you have it.
You are marvelous,
the gods wait to delight
in you. - Charles Bukowski
If you're going to try, go all the way.
Otherwise, don't even start.
This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs and maybe your mind.
It could mean not eating for three or four days.
It could mean freezing on a park bench.
It could mean jail.
It could mean derision.
It could mean mockery--isolation.
Isolation is the gift.
All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it.
And, you'll do it, despite rejection and the worst odds.
And it will be better than anything else you can imagine.
If you're going to try, go all the way.
There is no other feeling like that.
You will be alone with the gods,
and the nights will flame with fire.
You will ride life straight to perfect laughter.
It's the only good fight there is.

Time to Train

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Your History Determines Your Destiny

Sometimes your history determines the fierceness with which you fight against what is in front of you. You will never be defeated by what "they" say about you, you'll only be defeated by what "you" say about you.
Time to Train

The beauty of man is in his difference.

The act of being kind to others must far outweigh any need to proselytize political, religious or dietary beliefs in the name of some ever-evolving self-discovery. There is a profound teleologic benefit that only kindness can provide and that value far outweighs the distraction of argument and insult.
The beauty of man is in his difference.
Time to Train

Find purpose and the motivation will just be there.

If I cut off your ability to breathe, you'll do everything in your power to fight for air.

Find purpose and the motivation will just be there.

#FindYourWhy #KeepGoing #UngerWasHere