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Honest Moments

Postby Dionysus » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:01 am

Honest moments are hard to come by.
You can’t be honest with people who won’t listen to you,
and most people can only hear the voice in their own head.
A voice designed to protect, to justify, to mislead into an
uneasy peace made uncomfortable by truth.
Lovers and spouses, physically intimate, are spiritually
remote because pain, heartbreak
and disappointment stand in the way.
Honest moments with yourself may be the hardest to come by.
I can’t, I never will, I failed, I don’t know, I won’t have, I didn’t try are
harsh judgments.
I’m OK, I’m grateful, I’m happy, I’m lucky, it’s not my fault are so
much easier to swallow.
It starts with you.
Genuine self-knowledge is a weapon against all other delusion.
Honest moments are hard to come by but worth the effort.
We can never know about tomorrow.
Still we have to choose which way to go.

He not busy being born is busy dying.

Speak these words when I die: "Either hell just got more cheerful or heaven got more fun."

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