posted on Aug, 25 2016 @ 08:56 AM
When I got out of the Army I moved to a small, insular, mid-west town. Took about 8 months and a near death experience to get the town's folks to open
up to me.
That was when I changed the inner dialogue to stop being so damn judgmental. If fact, I adopted a mindset the 'Everyone is valid, until they prove
And, in doing so I was richly rewarded with knowing some of the finest people on earth... and let me tell you... they were not much to look at.
Ex-druggies that most had written off. Losers that couldn't handle the social situation at hand (in around a bunch of motorcycle mechanics you don't
have thin skin). The nerds, wall-flowers, and castaways were all 'valid' in my eyes. They deserved the same right to opinion as me and mine.
Now, after 20 years it seems to have stamped itself on my face that I am open for people because people come out of the woodwork to me.
I have heard some of the CRAZIEST stuff. Experienced crap people make into movies.
I guess it's the old path in the woods choice when it comes to meeting people... for me, I took the one less traveled by and it made all the
edit on 25-8-2016 by Newt22 because: (no reason given)