Pay Attention!

Joseph Campbell said this in _The Power Of Myth_ and it struck me in a good way.

“You have to have a feeling for where you are. You’ve only got one life to live, and you don’t have to live it for six people. Pay attention to it.”

Out of all of this, the thing that struck me most was “Pay attention to it.”. What an amazing thing.

How many of us never actually pay attention to the life we are living? How many of us are on cruise control and resting on assumed laurels?

Pay attention.

See what occurs around you and through you and beside you. Don’t worry about those idiots in your life… LOL and don’t we all have our fair share! Pay attention to your life.

What an amazingly simple thing… and deceptive in its simplicity.

When you begin to pay attention to your life, you lose interest in other people’s lives. They have no control over you. Mind you, that’s gonna piss a few of them off, but never you mind! Pay attention to your own life.

When you can do that, then you can say you are your own person, can’t you.

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