Meditations From the Mat…

…and lessons learned from stretching to the limits.

My last post was long, rambling and personal. I did not like the feeling of sharing personal things, but I know I must, on occasion, let my readers into what goes on inside. I am human, I have to be human, and that means letting people in…

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Ambient Light…

…And reality defused.

Sometimes we only see things in the dim light of our perception, and it is only when circumstance illuminates a situation that we see it in its glaring *true* light.

This post is probably going to be personal and therefor, probably cryptic. At any rate, I am sure it will also be long.
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I Don’t Know If It Is A Sign Of Age…

…or growing sensitivity.

I just can’t handle certain things anymore. I don’t know if I have lost tolerance for the world or if my body and mind have just gotten overly sensitive or if that is just two sides of the same coin.

This is not a nice post, it contains things that may be difficult to read about…
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Random Anger and Venom…

…and root causes.

I have a thought going into this post that comes from someone else’s blog:
What other people think of you is none of your business.”

I think there’s truth to that. You can’t spend your time worrying what people think of you. Why? It is totally unproductive and, ultimately, serves nothing. You can not change someone’s opinion of you; you can not change a mind that is made up.
Frankly, sometimes (often) the way other people treat you really isn’t based on who *you* are, it is more a reflection of *them* and their internal workings.

Occasionally, I have these moments where I get this insight as to why other people may be functioning the way they are in a situation. It isn’t that I understand people so well, it is more that I understand there is something going on underneath and ultimately motivating them. That understanding can take a highly charged moment to one of sympathy, where I go from anger to feeling sorry for them. I had one such moment this past Friday.
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