“In both of these stories someone gives a very small but specific, tailored compliment that has a big impact on the recipient. “
“And so I decided that the only rational way to explore the idea of positive conditioning was to try and condition my wife Liz to like death metal.”
Presented here are two accounts of mine and Liz’s travel journals from our trip to Morocco in 2013. I believe they perfectly illustrate the point that reality is totally subjective. Plus they’re totally hilarious.
“Rather, you should treat fear like it’s a Facebook friend you don’t really know who has just invited you to play Candy Crush Saga-momentarily acknowledge it, shrug it off, and get on with your life.”
“a couple of years ago I made what I thought was a pretty cool New Year’s resolution which I’ve tried to stick to ever since. My promise to myself was simply that I would not make any decisions in my life based on fear.”
“…And it is, simply and always, God. Your innermost sense of who you are has to be that you are created in God’s image and perfectly known and loved.”
It is a cold and harsh lesson we must learn: that no matter how high and mighty humanity may have become, the part of our brain we share with dogs can still ruin nice things for us.