When You Have Nothing Beautiful Left to Give, Your Life is Over

When You Have Nothing Beautiful Left to Give, Your Life is Over

When you have nothing beautiful left to give, your life is over.

GREAT MEN throughout history have known this. And this is why they’ve cast aside a life of sterile comfort, willing to die on the battlefield of truth. In the face of despair, they hoisted a noble sonata. In a world of duplicity, they confirmed a universal life essence.

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We refuse to let all that is wonderful become incinerated in the ashes of futility.

The Satanic forces are watching. They’re ready to obliterate the first sign of natural beauty. They’re ready to lash out at a noble man, using calumny to denigrate his name. They’re ready to paint a mustache on the Mona Lisa.

And yet…we fight. We continue to evoke the highest order of the human spirit. We continue to channel the GREAT MEN of yesterday, waving our paint brushes of passion. And we continue to scale a Mount Everest within.

We don’t do it for commerce or public acclaim. And we don’t do it to feel loved. We do it because when you have nothing beautiful left to give, your life is over

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Focusing Your Attention on What is Mysterious Makes You Ignore What is Obvious

Focusing Your Attention on What is Mysterious Makes You Ignore What is Obvious

Illuminati, Reptilian shape shifters, Russian collusion. All of these ideas are mysterious, shrouded in uncertainty. And therefore, you run into the hedge maze of confusion. You search here and there to no avail. And yet you continue…all because a charlatan sold you an abstract idea.

In academia, we have the mental masturbation of a Noam Chomsky or a David Foster Wallace. Men who are applauded for their ability to confuse. The more they confound, the more praise they receive. What degeneracy! They lead us into a nowhere place, filling our soul with air.

Focusing your attention of what is mysterious makes you ignore what is obvious.

So what is obvious then? The beauty of nature….the waves crashing on a distant shore. The wind as it whistles on a fern-rich forest. The river stream as it runs from a peak into a lush valley floor. The fawn as it suckles on her mother’s teet.

In music, we have Mozart. In poetry, we have Neruda. In architecture, we have the castles that line the European countryside. They’re real and tangible. Accessible to the common man by virtue of a universal life essence. They elevate the human soul.

The GREAT MAN speaks directly to the heart of his audience. He elevates the spirit world of his fellow man…and he shuns mysterious abstraction!

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You Either Have the Courage to Grab Your Goals or You Don’t.

You Either Have the Courage to Grab Your Goals or You Don’t.

I recently took a trip across the United States: Florida, Nevada, Colorado and Pennsylvania. During the trip, I came across many people: friends, family, and acquaintances. It’s a trip I do periodically. So after a few months, I get the chance to “check back in” on people. This gives me a better perspective than most. I see things with a fresh pair of eyes. I notice things that others might not see.

So what did I find?

Simply put…people do not change. The people that were struggling are still struggling: i.e. the poor person is still poor, the lonely person still lonely. And the rich person is still rich…still smashing away at his goals.

It makes you wonder if there’s any point in giving advice. Is there any point in coaching? In empowerment? In pumping up a crowd?

I don’t think so. At the end of the day, everybody knows what they need to know. It comes down to two things. Two roads diverging in the woods.

You either have the courage to grab your goals or you don’t.