My favorite time of the day is when I first wake up! Especially, when I realize it’s earlier than I thought, and I can go back to bed and let my childlike brain play wherever it cares to roam. However, I can quickly get trapped into adult thinking — like I need to write that thought on my blog. This morning, I decided I would just quickly write bits of those thoughts so that I can remember to write more later. Today’s notes:
- It’s nobody’s job to fix it! It’s to nobody’s benefit to fix it! Wrong! That’s what’s wrong with U.S. Post Office, and too much of government. There are some crazy happenings, but the only ones that have the ability to fix them, are people who would be hurting themselves by doing so. Behind the 8-ball!
- There’s more than one way to ‘skin a cat’ (fix the problem)
- Practicing Mindfulness while sitting in doctor’s office while he’s checking out samples of my skin cancer. Everything in the this office is so neat, clean, everything needed and in its place. Why can’t I keep my house this way? Easy to find anything needed, because it always goes back to its place. New rule: No new stuff, without removing something no longer needed. Good rule for our government laws. Too many laws. No new ones until we get rid of at least one old one.
- Let churches enforce their own moral beliefs, rather than get government to do it. Strict separation of Church and State! Example: Marriages. If you like the some church’s stand on who can and cannot get married, join that church and support it with your money. I understand people not wanting to pay for enforcing laws that conflict with their religious views. I happen to believe in “doctor-assisted” or “right-to-die- with-dignity”. At my age, I think it’s a rational decision. Why, in a free country, should the politicians have the right to ell me I can’t. Give me liberty or give me death!
- But what are we going to do with all the lawyers. They make the laws, and want to make them obscure enough to keep them in business. Again — behind the 8-ball! In a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, why should we need a lawyer to explain what the law is?
- Secrets! I hate them! They’re childish, and emotionally unhealthy! For adults, even surprise party’s are like discounts of adults who are considerate enough to realize that some adults like to make plans ahead of time. To surprise them with “This is what I want you to do, and your plans are not as important as mine! That doesn’t sound very considerate to me! Furthermore, I don’t think secrets are psychologically healthy! They involve hiding the truth of what I’m thinking, which may well be: “I don’t think you can handle the truth!” I suspect even children are much more capable of handling the truth than we give them credit for. I believe in protecting them from physical danger, but too often we’re simply implanting our erroneous thinking into their formative minds. In many cases, they are probably much better at accepting the real truth of the world we live in, than our biased adult brains allow us.