2. Asking for what you need. It’s kind of funny that one of the most important things humans do is communicate; and as we get older, in theory, we ought to get better at it. But we actually get worse.
Confused? So was I.
When my high school’s drama program announced the spring show, Les Miserables — one of the most beautiful and tragic broadway musicals to date — I couldn’t bring myself to audition. Aspirations were questioned. They were changing.
If you will it, it is no dream.
Never, ever stop learning. If you don’t want to learn, you know you’ve given up.
Where is the call to action to stand behind members of society that are constantly under attack for the sole reason that they are different? Where is the social justice? Why is there no call for life from the various Christian hierarchies?
I had never really given it much thought because there was a big part of me that always knew instinctively. Then, in my early 20s I realized that people are actually probing for specific instances of my raging homosexual tendencies.
The more I learn about neuroscience the more I resent my cultural upbringing.
At times, kids tend to be right — their observations tell it like it is on the most basic, literal level that you just can’t argue with.
Eating dessert for dinner. Dessert for all the meals, really!