Category: The Future



We can make change or it can be forced upon us. We can accept change or, against all logic, we can reject it.

We can not deny change. It is a constant. As the clouds change above us, life changes around us.

What we do with change is under our control. Even the most crushing change leaves rubble with which we can build new structures.

And what change can be more destructive than the change we allow ourselves to fall into when the winds change against us?

The ability to rise against the immeasurable force of negativity in life is inherent, but not so often practiced that all can say they’re standing.

To lay down and be walked upon by the deafening, angry army of doubt within is so much easier than to place palm to ground and push ourselves up that we’re decorated in mental bootprints.

But nothing tangible holds us here. No chains bind us to our weakness. No rope ties us to our sadness. There is no locked door trapping our anger inside.

Change that requires effort and that we must encourage, force and inspire ourselves to practice is not impossible to achieve.

We are sentient. We are strong. We must be willing.

Though we feel lost and separated, we are not. Through our own consciousness have we made the decision to lay and through this same power must we make the decision to fight.

WE ARE CHANGE! We are beautiful, flowering CHANGE!

And we will never be as grand as we are the moment we accept the effort.

And we will never be as strong as we are the moment we make the effort.

And we can.

And we will.

Or we will die. Murderers of ourselves.

We are change. Wilt or grow… We are change.

You don’t need anyone else

to make you beautiful.

You don’t have to be complicated

to stand out.

You don’t need others

to hold you up.

You can do it

all on your own.

Walking down this winding road, every step is your own.
No one moves your feet but you as you venture toward the unknown.
Even the familiar is vaguely strange as you realize you’re alone.
A journey’s worth adventure with every move you make.
A lifetime’s worth of sorrow trapped within each mistake.
Sleep lightly and rest shortly because it’s safer to stay awake.
Though the elements collide before you and sorrow weighs you down,
Though it’s been miles and days since you’ve had the safety of a town,
Keep pressing forward through rain and hail and rivers where others drown.

The road has no end until you drop and the obstacles remain plenty.
Each step is a choice that you must make. And what will yours be?
Heavier and heavier as the miles come, and the choice gets harder, truly.

As I had previously posted, my plan was to take an adventure before my next super-amazing and obviously hilarious post… But this post explaining the adventure will, in fact, be the post you’ll read (If you’re still reading these things).

Instead of venturing into the woods, I’m heading to a town called Lodi for a mysterious and magical thing called ‘Administrator Training’. This will be a test of my rusty and possibly totally forgotten technical knowledge involving servers and routers and shit I can’t even recall the name of. The only thing I will have to rely on is my steadfast learning capabilities (I memorize shit almost as fast as I forget it) and my impenetrable glare of “I am totally paying attention and in no way lost”.

On top of using this opportunity to advance my career and secret battle against technology, I will be using it as writing fodder. Worry not, dear reader. You will soon have much boring information to absorb! Soon! SOOOOOON!

As many of you may have encountered, once in a while a horoscope is sent to your email address, posted on your myspace bulletins, linked to on facebook, twittered about or simply stapled to your arm by your loving wife on your way to work.

Well, sick of all of these vague “This is totally your life” horoscope emails and such, I took the time to write up my own very specific horoscope.

If you find these SHOCKINGLY accurate… That’s because they are. I’m that good.

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