Although I truly believe in good intentions, because I know first-hand the many deeply-held but unrealized good intentions of my own heart and vision, I also understand why the wisdom and “truth” of the axiom “It’s not what we say, it’s what we do” is so universally recognized and accepted. Our actions really do speak louder than our words. The proof is indeed in the pudding, not in the possibilities that exist when we talk about what the pudding might taste like … if we make it.
Likewise, we really do show one another how we truly feel about each other by the way that we actually treat one another. Not by what we say to each other. Or by what we say about how we feel about others. But by what we in fact do.
Others may not always tell us how they feel about us, but they will always show us. We just need to pay attention.
The headlines are inescapable. The promises are alluring. And the plausibility of the warranted results is chronically questionable.
Today’s news feeds are bursting at their digital margins with posts whose headlines bear promises of faster, easier, better, cheaper hacks. And the content-creation gurus continue fueling the trend with an equal amount of copy promising increased readership for writers through regular use of hack-centered headlines and articles boasting reality-defying results.
“How to Write Your First Best-Selling Novel in Less than Three Minutes a Day.” “Five Ways to Lose Fifty Pounds in a Week by Eating More and Doing Less.” “Triple Your Social Media Following Daily by Doing these Ten Things in Less than Five Minutes a Day.”
Mary Lambert “Secrets” – JayWTaylorBlog Song of the Month for May 2015
I’ve got bi-polar disorder My shit’s not in order I’m overweight I’m always late I’ve got too many things to say I rock mom jeans, cat earrings Extrapolate my feelings My family is dysfunctional But we have a good time killing each other
They tell us from the time we’re young To hide the things that we don’t like about ourselves Inside ourselves I know I’m not the only one who spent so long attempting to be someone else Well I’m over it
I don’t care if the world knows what my secrets are I don’t care if the world knows what my secrets are So-o-o-o-o what So what So what So what