Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est

Knowledge is power. Who said that? Francis Bacon. Who was he? A philosopher. At the very least … know yourself so that you can have the power over yourself, your life, your choices and your interactions with those who surround you. Me? I’m passionate, caring, hot, cold, a planner, committed, proud and honest. The last one: honesty — which means telling the truth. The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. Who said that? Garfield. That’s very true. It will make you miserable… but I am okay with that because I know in my heart that I’m free.

Here’s the truth: you can’t force someone to love or accept you. That can only happen when they really get to know you — I’ve just realized this. I guess maybe I am a little wiser being 3-0 and all…

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