Affect Beyond Reach

We never know where the effects of our influence will end. Every word, deed, and interaction ripples outward beyond our reach and beyond our control. This happens whether we are conscious of it or not. It happens whether we want it to or not. For better or worse, once it leaves us, our influence belongs…

Embrace The Inevitable

Inevitability is not affected by the way we feel about it. There are certain facts of life that will not change regardless of whether we agree or disagree with them, approve or disapprove of them, or whether we aid or resist them. Inevitability does not care about our plans, our opinions, or our emotions. In…

Passion Makes Us Porous

“I gotcha back, but you best to watch your front ‘cause it’s the people that front, they be pulling stunts.”—Gary E. Grice, aka GZA Proximity does not imply connection. Just because someone stands next to us does not mean that they share our moral, philosophical, or spiritual beliefs, and it certainly does not mean that…