Happy Monday my dears!!
I felt a need and pulling on my soul to write something today that may touch someone. I overheard someone saying in the office one day ( I work in a cubicle farm so you can overhear almost EVERYTHING a certain someone says… Posting about that person to come later) that they wanted to be famous, even if it was for something really bad, at least their name would be known. It got me to thinking that their desire to be famous/known/recognized isn’t really all that uncommon.
Everyone wants to be admired, even the most basic creature does things to draw the attention of others; fireflies flash lights in a beautiful display, male peacocks splay their azure hued feathers proudly. Today it seems that everyone wants to be famous, even for the innocuous things. Reality TV stars are having random and staged encounters with John Q Public on national television, fighting, cursing, semi-nude, or beleaguered; movie stars who are making millions of dollars per picture, music sensations touring the world and posing in designer fashions. Everyone wants to be seen and revered, fawned over and adored. And yet, the most prolific and famous person of any generation past, current or to come, was the exact opposite. Read the rest of this entry »