Everyone. Everything, is made up of TWOs. Every situation has a consequence, that could be good or bad, unable to exist without the other. Positive cannot be without the equal force of negative. Like the words can and not. This is true in human beings. A human has no need for survival without loving someone or the love of another. Love holds, speaks, and listens. Like when we use one of our TWO hands to hold another’s, your right hand connected to my left, our five fingers intertwined, we are freed by the other hand on the opposite sides of our TWO bodies, that speak, words that pour from our TWO lips, while our TWO ears listens. Love holds, speaks, and listens. Survival is seeing, strength, and it bears. Like when we breathe from TWO nostrils, taking in all that we know and with it we completely fill the TWO lungs deep down inside our TWO eyes, set between the TWO shoulder blades, held high above the TWO strong legs that were built on the TWO feet that carries us through life’s journey. ***Love + Survival=HUMAN
The plus is…
Having another day, chance, human, love, leg, even the hairs on your head, is a plus to any life worth living.
There is no two without ONE…
The ONE body that was created for us, that holds our ONE beating heart that is passionately pumping the blood that speaks to the ONE and only complexed brain that listens to the ONE and only powerful mind that sees all of the strongest desires that the ONE and only beautiful soul we possess, is existence. ONE Life. Is all we get. Today. Is all we have. By you reading this, it is true that we, exists. Yesterdays and tomorrows. Those were todays, so all we own is right now.
One day we wake up and it IS TODAY. Everyday we are given to wake up once more, we are reborn. Today, you made the choice to LIVE again. Each year we celebrate the very day of our existence once a year on “birthdays”, by finding new ways to make them special each year. But what if celebrated life everyday? Isn’t birth just that….LIFE? TO LIVE?
(2011 + 1 = 2012)
Of course, each day we are given, we possess the choice for change, but day ONE of the New Year seems to be the match that sets our souls to fire, cooking up all of the desires we want to fulfill. This year, 2012, how about we create some new recipes for our book?? Like the kinds Paula Dean makes! ***Our 2012 Cuisine.. We will start by feeding our souls with an appetizer that celebrates life everyday. A salad tossed with a little creativity and courage, that will make everyday as special as our birthday. The soups for today are putting all of our desires by the hand, and riding what the world gives us by the horns. The main course is loving of our ONE body, soul, mind, and heart. We will then open a bottle of heart, pour a care for others, and then toast to protecting and appreciating what is given to us. Lets sip inspiration and changing the way we view our surroundings slow, as we love another like we want to be loved. Lets make the dessert for this year, living without fear and doubt. It’ll be so good we’ll lick the plate clean of the past and worry of the future.
Being the best HUMAN you can be in the LIFE we are given, are TWO things that no ONE single entity can ever take from you, that is what makes life worth living.
Don’t expect others to pat you on the back to tell you you’re doing a great job. Hell, it is hard for humans to tell themselves that same simple phrase. If your soul is strong, your hearts intentions are good, and your mind is of truth, you won’t ever need affirmation from others. Those three things combined is power that no angel, demon, heaven or hell can take from you. However, human beings good graces will come when you least expect it, right after you have completely assured yourself, that is when you really need it the most, to wash your soul with the most beautiful joy. A time when you can truly appreciate and be most grateful for things given to you without asking or expecting them.
But I could do anything, you said that, and you meant that. You took me places, you spent that, they said no, we want back. Checks bounced but we bounced back. I put all the money in your accounts back. And I thank you, I don’t know where. I’d really be without that, it worked out man. You deserve it.
Numerology tells me that my lucky day is on the 6th, so I decided to write some thoughts on this wonderful day..
Over the past few months I have been doing some heavy soul searching, hoping to find the answer to living life everyday with true happiness. I’ve always dreamt of not only being great but making a real difference in this world. Because I have high expectations for myself, not reaching my highest potential had left me unfulfilled.
You know the saying, “you can take them out of the country but you can’t take the country out of them”? Well it was very true in me. You see….
In Oklahoma, a girl is suppose to go to school, make good grades, maybe be a cheerleader, or dance, go to college, be in a sorority, find a boyfriend, marry him, have kids, and in between that go to OU games, and to the lake. If you’re African American, your hopes in life are expected to be even lower. Mediocracy is taught to be a way of life, and only a chosen few are able to be amazing. Anything more than that is frowned upon. My whole life I have been taught that I need a plan b, and everyone I surrounded myself with was taught the same thing. But I never wanted a plan B. I just wanted plan A to work. I thought that if I moved to Los Angeles, I would find people who only had a plan A, which is very true. However, my entire time in LA, I’ve only surrounded myself with people who have no plan at all. They go to auditions just trying to get another pay check. Or not auditioning at all, afraid they will be rejected. I find myself working for studio owners who are afraid of parents being unhappy with them, with students who expect so much from them only to walk out and abandon dance. I’ve been surrounded by people with the “country” mentality. Getting the same results, unhappy and unfulfilled.
Today I am lucky. Because I no longer am that country girl. I will not accept being just average. I will no longer give any of my time to anyone, no matter who they are, if they aren’t following their passion and dreams whole heartedly. Energy is so extremely powerful, and humans cannot survive without it. So powerful, that any energy that surrounds you, no matter how strong you might think you are, you will be affected by. Knowing how much power we contain in ourselves, I know that I have to be an energy that is full of light and hope. I want to live for something bigger than me. Something more than money. Something more than just my life. I want to give to people more than just my time in exchange for material things. I want to live to empower. I know today, that everyone has the ability to be great. Not just a chosen few, and believing that gives me more joy than I have ever had.
Kobe couldn’t have won 5 championships by himself. He couldn’t have been a 13x NBA All-star playing for a losing team. He took something so simple like his passion for basketball and now uses it to give people hope. People come home from a long day at work and watch him play basketball to take their minds away from the troubles of the world. Because he took the risk of not believing in the limits the world sets, he now makes millions of dollars for something so simple as loving the game of basketball.
I’ve decided I am going to cherish me more. I’m going to cherish my soul, my body, my heart, my mind, my talent, my work, and most of all my spirit. I want to give all of those things the most positive energy. In order to be truly successful at living, I must strengthen them. I wouldn’t want someone who hates children to babysit my kids. I don’t want anyone who doesn’t live life passionately to be in mine. Today, I am shielding myself from fear and mediocracy. Unhappiness and closed mindedness. I deserve only the greatest life.
December 6. Another day given to me to live the greatest life.