Who Do You Think You Are?

This is one of my favorite posts from one of my favorite bloggers. Unfortunately, he no longer posts but I’m hopeful that one day he may start back up again. I needed to read this today and I thought maybe some of you might enjoy it as well.

Today I Am A Man

The Hubble Ultra-Deep Field, revealing thousands of galaxies. Source. We were born in the borderlands of the ancient civil war between the sexes. Some of us become migrants, carried with the seasons, crossing back and forth and forth and back again. Some of us settle down in the little border towns of our youth and make ourselves a decent home there. Some of us go out, cross over, and never cross back again; we make our desert home on the other side of the fence.

All of that is fine. Actually, the difference between such choices is trivial, in the long view. All that matters: decreasing pain. The only imperative: live well and help others do the same. There are a lot of border towns along this wall. Fit in wherever you can.

Don’t get stuck too long in the swamp of your own indecision. If you’re not ready…

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3 thoughts on “Who Do You Think You Are?

  1. Thanks for reblogging, Shawn. It was worth the re-read. Take care.

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  2. I miss “today I am a man” too! he’s one of my faves…

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  3. Wow…what an amazing piece! Thank you for sharing, Don. It’s truly beautiful!

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