LXXV – Taking Personal Responsibility

Self-imposed high standards of word and deed Not bidden, but demanded of others Sprinkled with excesses of outrage An arrogant conviction of moral authority A childish certainty of all that should be Inexorably orbiting me, me, me An egotistical, oblivious demand for external change Why not? No fault to be found inside… Shamed for ever … Continue reading LXXV – Taking Personal Responsibility

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LXXIV – Debt

Debt goes from something as subjective as feelings (i.e. debt of gratitude) to something as objective as money. This is another dissertation on the latter, more precisely on personal debt rather than the sovereign kind. Weeks ago, some of my colleagues were enthralled in a mortgage conversation, more precisely, interest rates. One of them had … Continue reading LXXIV – Debt