It’s at the forks that we get lost. It’s at the forks we realize every choice has a price, that the price of where you’re going includes the cost of where you’ll never be.
Or of what you’ll lose along the way.
Why do we do it? We set goals, we make plans. We tell ourselves we will…this time. But we don’t. A while back, Julien Smith wisely pointed out (as is his wont) that three of us are present for any decision: there’s who we were, who we are, and who we are going to be. One begets [...]
Words hold power. They’re symbols of much more complicated thoughts, symbols we’ve come to collectively agree mean certain things.Words hold power. They’re symbols of much more complicated thoughts, symbols we’ve come to collectively agree mean certain things. But a word is never just a word. It has nuance and subtext that our unconscious minds hear and understand even [...]