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The News

At least once a day I hear people talk about the news. What is going on around us can have a profound affect on how we move through this game of life. The other side of the coin is, if we do not watch the news are we better off sometimes?

    I watched it yesterday and I found out these pieces of information in about 3 minutes they were as follows:

Laurence Taylor will probably go to jail for being with an under aged minor.Elizabeth Taylor died.A man in Long Island killed his wife and put her in a plastic bag. Two young men on tape were caught staging an accident to get insurance money.The city of NY wants to change the name of one of its bridges to the name of a previous Mayor.     To put it mildly, I did not resonate with these stories enough to keep my attention and stay engaged. I was informed on these stories and then I turned it off. The fact of the matter is that this particular channel would
have repeated those stories within the next half hour had I stayed tuned in.

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The Two Way Mirror

Conversations with different people who have a different perspective on life is a very healthy thing in my opinion. I call this posting the two way mirror because you can only see yourself when you look in it, however, on the other side there are people who can see you in plain view. The question is will they ever tell you what they see and will you take it into consideration going forward.
     Just to be clear, I had a conversation with someone who saw some things about me that were brought to my attention. At first it was a little bit uncomfortable, truth be told, yet I took it and processed it with patience as the conversation continued. When someone tells you that they see your strengths in ways that are 3 times as powerful as you view them, it can give you pause. What I am trying to say is that even though we think that we see ourselves fully, we can only see a small percentage of ourselves at any given time.
     To be completely honest and frank, their viewpoint is just th…