#252 September 9.

#252 September 9.

>I personally believe this to be true. I agree with the existentialists
>who say that we create our own reality. We have this terrible freedom
>to determine our own existence (as in INNER existence). If we perceive
>the world to be a miserable place, it is because we CHOOSE to view it
>that way.

Choosing not to be miserable is not the same thing as choosing rocky road ice
cream instead of fudge ripple, Jack, yet you make it sound just as simple.

> Life has pressures, no doubt about it, but that’s the nature of life.
>Why dwell on the negative? What’s the point? Does it benefit you?
>(Sometimes, in some perverse way, it does.)

Sometimes working through your problems is a better way of dealing with the
slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, rather than sweeping it under the rug
and pretending it didn’t exist.

-Tom Dennis

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