In 2010 at the very beginning of this decade I wrote the piece above and sent it out to friends and family as way to provoke thought, nothing more. And interesting enough it did, I had touched a nerve, obviously something must have seemed familiar. I had a couple of friends who I had sent it to become offended by it and said that I had directed it toward them. One said that they could not make a new year’s resolution now because of what I had said, I had ruined it for them. I’m assuming it is because they knew they had no intention of keeping a promise to themselves and I had inadvertently made them aware of that fact. I guess it was much easier to blame me than to realize they had called themselves out. When I originally wrote this it was never directed at anyone nor is it now. However, you may find some truth to it and it could help in some way. If you know me you know self realization is important to me and what I teach my students. I just ask that we all look a little deeper into whom we really are. So I post it once more with nothing more than a desire to provoke thought. What you do with this is up to you however, if you feel the need to blame me it’s OK.