My Parents did it, my Sister, my brother does it.
When they are committed to an idea or a plan or a feeling they will ride that horse from one end of the universe to the other. They will not turn loose no matter how hard that horse tries to buck them off in the process: they are solid in what they believe.
They’re not mean about it, they aren’t self-righteous and they will honestly listen to every word you say.
Respectful is the word to sum it up.
And then there is me
When I’m wrong, I’ll try to course correct, I’ll even try to learn something.
And then I go to the source and ask myself:
” Anita Marie, are you really going to let this jackass take you to school? “
And at that point I take that solid focus my family shares ( yeah, well for the most part) and I will go down fighting not only in flames but with a song in my heart and a smile on my lips.
So, in the end all that’s left for me to do is get through the Hell I’ve found myself in, take a few heads and not back down and as take the walk lonesome walk of the always wrong.
I mean, when you’re obviously going to lose the battle, do you have to loose it all?
I’m at this point now because I have spent years YEARS I SAY in indulging people in their opinions, their world views they’re taste in food for Godsakes.
And in return I have learned to ” eat crow’ from the same people when I am wrong.
How messed up is that?
So I might not be as solid as my family.
But if I’m wrong, I’m going to come out of that one alive, hopefully I’ll have taken a head or two along the way and maybe, must maybe I’ll learn something.
We shall see.