I must add, I didn’t say she WAS whiny, I said she sounded like that. That’s all. Believe I also made her a compliment. An honest one, really. Further there’s nothing else in my defense, I’m just glad I got reaction. This woman has vigor, gotta admire her and those like her.
Trying to Be Who I Already Am
People tell me I am arrogant and pigheaded,
narrow-minded and vain
because I won’t follow this week’s guru into his
seventeen steps for improving my life.
Well, I’m over here in a different place–
with T’ao Ch’ien who says,
My nature comes of itself. It isn’t something
you can force into line.
So, please, leave me alone.
I don’t want your advice.
I’m just trying to be
who I already am.
–David Budbill, from Moment to Moment
I’ve been considering writing this post for a while. Since I can’t get it out of my mind, I think I need to say it.
A few days ago, I got called whiny.
I was surprised by my reaction. Ordinarily I’d be upset. I’d stop talking. I’d probably think about deleting my blog.
Instead I just rolled my eyes and thought, Seriously? SERIOUSLY?
This is my…
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