The Louisiana Social Pledge
We pledge our allegiance to Louisiana. We will embrace what makes us and our state unique. Louisiana will be recognized as a leader and innovator of the New South. Many great leaders of the future will come from this state. And we will show both the media and politicians that we are smarter than them. We will no longer have our resources exhausted and our people used and left behind. We will work hard and play hard. We will protect each other. We will support each other. We pledge that we will do whatever we can to get these things in motion right now. We will no longer wait for a path to be cleared for us. We will clear the path ourselves. And we ain’t giving up easily. We will socialize in the real world just as well as we do on the internet…in hopes to organize ourselves effectively.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Personal Love Lessons: Self-Love (Samuel Jones-Bastrop, LA)
"Personal Love Lessons: Self-Love"
Once, I loved someone who didn't love himself. I didn't realize it at the time, but loving a person who lacks self-love is like pouring water into a cup with a small hole at the bottom:
If you pour a whole, whole lot, all of the time, that cup will remain full. But as soon as you run out of water, or get tired of constantly pouring, that hole continues to negate your loving intention. The cup leaks and leaks and leaks, until there is as much water remaining as there was in the very beginning. It is empty.
For your own sake, so that you can remain full, love someone who is already complete. Love someone who already loves himself.