Give to the exclusion of all else

Joh - San Diego, California
Entered on February 19, 2008
Age Group: 50 - 65

I know it’s a cliche. Just like when Lucille Ball would laugh/cry at the same time on her show for the ages. But, you can’t have the best of both worlds can you? I hope this makes sense to many people who are listening to my simple directive to give. Don’t take. Don’t take then give, because then you will be expecting something in return. Just give, if it hurts, if it impoverishes you, if it makes no sense…

Just give… and I don’t mean give a damn. The wisest person I know once said in all jest:

“I’m sorry, I think you’ve confused me with someone who gives a damn.” And, the humor in that is obvious… but the underlying meaning is one should be able to part with anything, their identity, their possessions, their very existence… without questioning whether it was worth it, or had value.