Do you have socks?

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“Well those aren’t really socks they’re more like cloth.”

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Australia – Arrival

My legs grew numb, literally. I couldn’t feel them as I walked from the airport to the car. Probably why everyone kept looking at my shorts.

Anyway, the plane trip was rather satisfying. Caught the King’s Speech again (without the ability to text now so I had to focus) and The Fighter. Brilliant shows. This Australian guy STOLE MY WINDOW SEAT BUT IT’S OK CAUSE IT’S AT NIGHT AND THERE’S NOTHING TO SEE.

Dinner, breakfast, some cathartical Beethoven/Mozart/Mahler moments while sleeping, and thoughts which I shan’t reveal.

Wearing 4 layers now (singlet, Tshirt, sweater, jacket) but I’m still freezing. Probably because of the shorts. Love my shorts but I shan’t freeze to death because of them. I’ll change after this post.

Sydney’s been amazing so far. Made plans to go gliding, the aquarium, the blow hole, university of Sydney visit, got transport and stuff settled. Pancakes for lunch woohoohoo. Inappropriate but it’ll make the trip worthwhile. The area’s great, and the environment/people are terrific. Shall blog more tonight perhaps. Catching up with sleep. But this is probably it for day 1.

Reason, Season, Lifetime

People always come into your life for a reason, a season and a lifetime. When you figure out which it is, you know exactly what to do.

When someone is in your life for a reason, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly. They have come to assist you through a difficulty, or to provide you with guidance and support, to aid you physically, emotionally, or even spiritually. They may seem like a godsend to you, and they are. They are there for a reason, you need them to be. Then, without any wrong doing on your part or at an inconvenient time, this person will say or do something to bring the relationship to an end. Sometimes they die, Sometimes they just walk away. Sometimes they act up or out and force you to take a stand. What we must realize is that our need has been met, our desire fulfilled; their work is done. The prayer you sent up has been answered and it is now time to move on.

When people come into your life for a season, it is because your turn has come to share, grow, or learn. They may bring you an experience of peace or make you laugh. They may teach you something you have never done. They usually give you an unbelievable amount of joy. Believe it! It is real! But, only for a season. And like Spring turns to Summer and Summer to Fall, the season eventually ends.

Lifetime, relationships teach you a lifetime of lessons; those things you must build upon in order to have a solid emotional foundation. Your job is to accept the lesson, love the person/people (anyway); and put what you have learned to use in all other relationships and areas in your life. It is said that love is blind but friendship is clairvoyant. Thank you for being part of my life.

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I found this article hidden in the drafts section of this space. It has been two years but every time i read it again, it still makes the greatest sense and i have it stuck on my head since the very day i read it. So i’ve decided to put it up. We can’t let something like this go to waste, can we?

K everything’s from Carisse’s blog I just copy pasted I thought it’s good 

The Alchemist

Just finished reading it again and I’ve to admit that I am starting to like Paulo Coelho’s books a lot. Going to buy the Zahir tomorrow, or something like that.

I need books ahhhhhhh. And money for books. And for a bookshelf.

 

“When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.”

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I also want to blog about interests and how interests come about and how interests infects others like a plague sometimes and how it also is like Howard from Big Bang Theory trying to run down a door with his body.

But I feel like reading again so I shan’t, just in case the feel and momentum doesn’t come again.

Oh and I think I’d make a terrible conversation (in interests and the happy things that make people happy and smile and laugh) because I am retardedly deep which is sad.

But we are different

Our existence begin when we inhale the first breath of life into this world. From then on, we make our mark in this world, as well as an unbreakable vow to live our lives and be burdened by everything else like everyone else.

We face problems and we get through them. Everyone does, eventually. I’ve deliberately written the previous post in such a way that it emphasizes the indifference between us and everyone else. There is no significance or meaning behind our problems because everyone faces them. It doesn’t make us stick out, it merely puts us all together.

But I believe that everyone is different, and I am writing all these to share my values and express my firm beliefs.

Fingerprints, for example. No 2 fingerprints can be exactly alike in every detail because of the difference in the friction ridge. This is a pathetic example to show that you are different, no matter how similar you may be to another individual.

Similarly, so everyone has the same problems. Everyone deals with it and gets past it. But I’m sure that we know that everyone gets through it differently. There are times, when we mingle with people, we judge them from their experiences, the way they speak and express, and the way they live and behave. We may know of a great individual who may have achieved/overcame an incredible feat in their lives. We then follow suit and do the same, and we achieve the same incredible feat they did.

Perhaps you have an elder sibling who is incredibly smart and talented, and overall very achieving. And you constantly feel pressured and compared that it becomes important that you do the same. You eventually do, and for that you are able to see yourself as a being of similar status. Maybe you surpass that individual, and naturally you’d feel a great sense of achievement. But this does not mean you deserve to claim superiority over that individual.

Or maybe the individual surpasses you instead, and you measure your worth and compare it to that individual an think that you can be nothing but a shadow, and that you are indeed not as great, or different. Just, not as good, not as smart, not as achieving.

I realize that I am writing long winded and long assed posts again so I shall make an effort to summarize my points now because my fingers are starting to die as well.

Achievements are what people see, and they speak nothing of the stories behind it. We all may face the same problems, share the same achievements, and seem the same like someone else.

But we are not. Just as we have fingerprints to prove our biological difference to others, we also something else mentally, and significantly different of course to everyone else: experience.

We construct our values, our beliefs and our superegos through experience. We solve the same problems as everyone else, and go through the same messed up system like everyone else. But we respond differently. We behave and think differently too. Because no individual can be blessed with the same environment, people, influence, values, enforcements and experiences as everyone else.

We start together at the start of a journey through the forest, and we end up at the same end. But we never see the same things. There is always a difference in order, in sequence, and in experience. That is where the difference really lies.

I would write the math to prove it but it would be terribly. Boring.

This is my strongest belief amongst my beliefs, and my foundation for my values and moral. And I have no idea why I’m blogging all these nonsense.

This is kind of my illusion that reinforces my every decision and actions. No one can ever truly be the same.