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The Wonder of It All

There are many times in my life when that fickle finger of fate has poked me in both eyes, blind-sided me with its perfidious promises of ecstasy, left me with helpless despair and loneliness, leaving me to learn that each subliminal moment must be offset by its presence.

Exceptions to that neat little summary?

Of course!

It’s all there in the gene pool which we all cast our ‘wonder’ at its origin.

For some it will be a life of great achievements along with the countering obstacles that must come calling. For this group of blessed mortal beings they are capable of humbly dismissing the vagaries of their lives, able to accept treachery and deceitful moments. This group is also able to accept, acknowledge, and with humility thank the ‘origin’ for the blessings.

This group passes through those dark and light dualities with dignity and honor. They live their lives with a blessed and most generous blend of gene pooling.

For some it will be a life of second-guessing, a balancing of dark and light shades of their existence, chasing their windmills in the darkness, waking to grim awareness in the light, and cursing the very nature of their mock-up. This group can also with varying degrees reluctantly acknowledge and perhaps not so humbly thank the ‘origin’ for their existence.

This group passes through the dark and light dualities with not so much dignity, honor, and order.

Identify the first Group as ‘A’.

Identify the second Group as ‘B’.

Which group do you think will be the poets, the writers, and the dreamers among us?

Which group do you think will be the ‘Movers and the Shakers’, the Architects, the barons of business, the politicians among us?

The ‘Origin’ is known by some, believed known by others, not so much by many.

Ah, ‘The Wonder of It All’!

Billy Ray Chitwood – August 31, 2019


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12 comments on “The Wonder of It All

  1. eden baylee says:

    Wondrous and wonderful, thanks for always thinking, Billy Ray. 🙂 xox

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    1. Thank you, Eden. Have a good Labor Day weekend. ox ♥

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      1. eden baylee says:

        And you! I’m in Montreal right now, back tomorrow. Enjoy, lovely man. 🙂 xox

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      2. College Football has begun, and my life just got simplified! Have fun! Be careful! Be home by midnight! ♥♥

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  2. Great questions to ponder Billy Ray. Well done.

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  3. D.L. Finn, Author says:

    Great things to think about, Billy! I’m somewhere in between.

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    1. Thank you, Denise. ♥


  4. Heavy stuff. Keep on pondering.

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    1. ‘Keeping On’, buddy. Thanks. My best wishes. ♥

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  5. Gwen M. Plano says:

    Last night I watched a tribute to Leonard Cohen and thought of you, Billy Ray. Both of you have a wonderful way of expressing the passions of life. I hope you have a particularly joy-full day!

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    1. Thanks for the compliment, Gwen. ♥


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