Four thoughts came together recently that gave me one of those “bolt of lightning” insights it’s useful to get from time to time. Not only that, it helped me change my approach to communication.
Images: Woop Studio‘s Alphabet Flashcards, used with permission
Those of you who read my last post about being yourself online, could read this one as a bit of a second installment to that journey.
So, these were the four colliding thoughts:
1. How magnificently deafening the dawn chorus is (I live in the country and get up early).
Ed: This post originally ran on June 4, 2012. Waxing UnLyrical is on vacation, so we’re re-running it since it’s still relevant… and it’s a great post!
I don’t believe in ghosts.
I know, that seems rather snappy and off-handed to say, so immediately like that, but I don’t. I’m not saying I don’t have views on the universe, spirituality, whatever …
I just don’t believe in ghosts.
Have you ever had that dream, where you walk into a room full of people and realize with horror it contains everyone you have ever known?
All the jostling, incongruous parts of your life flash before you, as your brain speeds through the consequences of this squeamish event – the secrets, deceptions, indiscretions, and embarrassments that will be exposed.
But then you wake up.
That room, however, does exist. It’s called the Internet.