We Did Not Want To Be Here. And Yet We Are

I was working on a post for this afternoon when I read this post by our friend Roger. After reading it, I set my own post aside for later, for this one begs to be shared. It gives us pause, makes us think, makes us question our priorities and realize that we will be faced with tough choices in the months, perhaps years, ahead. Our consciences, our values, are to be tested. Thank you, dear Roger, for thought-provoking words.

Writing Despite Computers and Programmes


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As Legions Before Us. We Will Be Tested

This not grandstanding; nor doomsaying; nor least of all a rallying call. We are moving past all of that. We are in the place where Reality is demanding our choices. This is how it is. You are being drawn to those choices, you will be asked to judge which paths.  For there are two human emotive tectonic plates grinding together and at some stage one will flip over the other, and there will be the quake. Those are National Domestic Pressures and The WarIn Ukraine. Both remorseless, unavoidable, most of the elemental forces out of your control. Your reaction though will still be yours, along with tens of millions of others, each drop, each flake with its own weight and influence. Prepare yourself. And do not look for advice or guidance here I would not presume such…

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8 thoughts on “We Did Not Want To Be Here. And Yet We Are

  1. Thank you for sharing!!… you post brought to mind three quotes.. 🙂

    “Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come”. (Author Unknown)

    “Anyone can achieve their fullest potential… who we are might be predetermined, but the path we follow is always of our own choosing. We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny. Your destiny can’t be changed but, it can be challenged. Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one“. (-Martin Heidegger).. 🙂

    “Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do…” ( Pope John XXIII )… 🙂

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    • Thanks, Michael! I’m cooking Jambalaya for supper tonight … always fun if you like chopping lots ‘n lots of veggies! You have a great evening as well, my friend. xx


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