Excited to Be Alive

What gets you excited about life?

We should all be this excited by the prospect each day brings!
We should all be this excited by the prospect each day brings!

Every person no matter what they do has to find things that get him excited about life. They do not have to be complicated or expensive things. They simply get you going and allow you to feel happy about just living on the face of the Earth every day. 

I would never presume to speak for anyone but myself but here are the things that I enjoy and make my existence a much more enjoyable experience.

Little Leaps of Faith

How do you generally move through each day?

by J.D. Hilton Day 60

leapI should stop being astonished. there should be a moment where I finally get it that all of the things that happen in life do happen for a reason and all I need is patience to see what that is.

The problem with me and I think many people is that we spend way too much time planning and plotting to prove how smart we are and not enough time enjoying what is happening in our lives right at this very moment.

Teach Your Children

Advice That All Kids Ignore

ignore advice
Nobody ever listens

by J.D. Hilton  Day 64

When I was teaching high school, after about ten years or so, I thought that I was a pretty intelligent person.

I had seen a lot of kids come and go and continually I saw them make the same mistakes with their lives.   I wanted to tell all of the new students that were coming my way how to avoid all of the pitfalls that ensnared so many of their predecessors, but it seemed that  if you try to tell any kid anything, they have a severe case of selective hearing.

Outside The Box

Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity?

By JD Hilton Day 57

My initial response is no, but when I look back, there have been many

Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity?
The Screaming Man Definitely did.

situations that I have seen that I initially dismissed as insanity to my own perspective but can see that the situation really was creativity was occurring.

The most creative people create from a place that does not fit into the norms and expectations of  people in society.  It comes down to your own judgments of what is insanity and what is creativity.