Month: July 2011

What is it about Us….

What is it about us that makes us so damn stubborn?  What is it about us that doesn’t let us grow at the time we need to grow? What is it about us that doesn’t let us speak up when we should speak up? Why can’t we just tell someone how we feel in a way that let’s them know we care? Why do we feel we need to react and put someone down, all in a subconscious attempt at protecting ourselves? What are we protecting ourselves from? Why do we need to take time to learn the lesson, when we know what the lesson it at the time we needed it? I get that time is our most precious commodity, but I’m learning that sometimes taking too much time is worse than doing nothing…....

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What Others Think…

When I was younger I used to be proud of not caring what others thought about me or what I did.  As I’ve gotten older, I’d like to think that I’m learning a more mature stance on this topic.  It’s one thing to want to be your own person and do the things you believe in, but it’s entirely another to do and say things without regard for others, and how your actions impact them.  The former shows that you are standing up for what you believe in; the latter is just an ignorant way to convince yourself you don’t need to grow up.  I spent too much of my life being ignorant, and I’m sincerely sorry for those that witnessed my immaturity… – JCT (this is primarily dedicated to my mom, my dad, and my brother — I Love you...

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Change takes Change to learn…

I’m not very proud to say that some changes in my life have come about long after they should have happened.  But in hindsight I can say that those changes took changes before they could have ever happened.  It took me changing the way I look at the world, people in general, and relationships.  In my life these days I’ve finally realized I’ll never again (either consciously or subconsciously) want someone to change without them wanting to.  I’ve learned that real men don’t try to change women… –...

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