"Everything good needs time. Don’t do work in a hurry. Go into details; it pays in every way. Time means power for your work. Mediocrity is always in a rush; but whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing with consideration. For genius is nothing more nor less than doing well what anyone can do badly."
Did you see the end of the All-Star Game? The West was pulling away, so Kobe Bryant decided it was time to rub it in LeBron’s face.
Now, mind you, this was a completely meaningless exhibition game, but Kobe decided it was the most important thing in his entire life, and began guarding LeBron for 94 feet. Bryant blocked James twice in the last few minutes of the game, and the defense didn’t end there…
Every now and then I still play “what if?” I’ll see a picture or stumble on a post and I’ll go to myself “that could’ve been us,” but you seem happy now and well, that’s all I ever really wanted for you. I’m happy, because you deserve all the love your heart can handle.
At what age do we outgrow this unrequited love nonsense? Wouldn’t it be great if we could just accept what was presented in front of us? Somehow society has made is believe that things we can’t have are in fact the best things to have.
I think this is more than just “wanting something I can’t have”