Oooohhh…I’m getting chills thinking about
This month because I have never had
It go down (or up) like this
This month isn’t even half way over and it’s
Already been filled with quite a few life changing
Events for more than a few people
(Rip Charlie Murphy…)
The first day of April I was in a
Georgia hospital waiting as granny bear
Struggled to get back what little
Strength she had before suffering her
Second stroke in as many weeks.
It was tough to see that, I admit, but
I felt so much love in the room as
I held her hand and then proceeded to…
Arm wrestler her good arm*
Anyway, fast forward a few weeks
I have a client that invites me over
To my first Seder in almost a decade
The food, was delicious and it was good
To spend some time with loving people
Today was the icing on the cake however.
After talking about how much of a good time
I had at the Seder, another client offered
To have me join them on a vacation trip.
(Of course I’m going!)
It all seems so real like it’s everyday life
But I can’t really say this generosity is
Something that I experience everyday.
You know, there’s is definitely something
That we can take from this and it’s probably
Not what you think…
Yeah, Imma keep going for a sec so stay with me
You see, nothing in life is free. Nothing!
Whenever you spend resources, be they money
Or time, or something of similar value
You end up either investing in yourself or
Investing in something or someone else.
Nothing in this world is ever wasted.
Now, I’m not gonna say the following can
Be proven beyond a shadow of a doubt
But I want you to honestly think about it
For yourself before you answer.
Could it be that the good you do in the world
Comes back with the intention that you put into it?
What am I saying? Well let’s break it down…
I was just talking about how nothing is free and
How it is important to understand the value you
Put into your own time and energy spent.
In the beginning of this month, I dropped everything
And drove down to see my grandmother (granny bear)
To see if there was anything I could do.
I don’t want it to sound like I’m bragging, because
That’s is the furthest thing from my mind.
I’m just trying to make the point that out of love
I made a sacrifice of time and money.
Some people say they sacrifice this and that but
Never see any real returns on their investment
But I’m beginning to realize as this is occurring more
And more frequently in my own life that
It’s not a matter of how much you do
It’s a matter of how much you love
^^^^^ Read that again broham
I’d have you consider that love is a resource
And just like any other resource, there are
Ways to detect counterfeits.
If the love you are putting into something
Isn’t real, you aren’t going to get the full
Benefits you deserve from your life.
I know it’s hard bro.
It’s so so so hard to get this.
It took me years and yet I still wonder
Sometimes if it’s something else, but time
After time it’s proven to be the real deal.
And here’s the formula:
Love + y = Happiness
Find “Y” and solve for happiness.
*Note: granny bear is now sitting up
And is moving both sides of her body
Thank you for all your love, support, and prayers!
Jerry “equation solved” Washington
P.S. Pretty nifty right? I think that in the future we
Might actually find that a similar equation actually
Exists and we control more about our world that
We currently realize.
We used to think the world was flat, wars were
Started by Gods, and that we could cure diseases
With leeches. What will be saying about our
Current way of thinking in 100 years? In my
Private Facebook group Project SELFFY we
Talk about this type of thinking and where
We might be going next. If you would like to
Join the conversation, click here to join.