Chosing the right path .......

what man doesn't know
the right path to chose ?
the right way to go
You seem a victim of yourself my friend

and yet who will you blame now
searching in the one way mirrors
that gave you a choice
to win .....to lose

but what will you do
continue to avoid the right choice
Isn't it all about impulse control
right now....... one voice

remember that old term from
ions ago ....."how you gonna act "
These choices are yours to make and you
know what....... thats a fact

Jack!


As I observe our culture today I see men [boys?] making the wrong choices time after time after time , and I wonder haven't we reinvented the same wheel enough as
Men !....Hmmmmm?

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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Unfortunately, it is reminiscent of hamsters on a wheel.

One way mirrors - fantastic phrase to describe the determination to go down that road even when they know its the wrong choice.

Voting up


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cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

very nice write , how we live our lives determined by the choices we make . The lord gave us free will to with it as we choose .. choose wisely .


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Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

Sometimes it is hard to make the right choice, but we do have to try.

Voted up.


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco

Are there things in my life I could have done better? All in all I am extremely satisfied. Are my kid like me? I made presentations among people who could have done so much more. But I stopped getting frustrated. I am happy with my life.


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xstatic 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

Never gonna happen, it's a cycle, fresh blood every generation, some do choose the easy road, some take the bumpy one. If they are strong enough they survive. It would be nice though...


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Shiningirishlady! Yes , thats it isn't it ! It just bothers me to see the same behavior over and over , nice to see you !


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Hi cleaner , Thank you , free will becomes no will I guess ! Its hard to watch our culture slide down hill ........be well my friend!


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Michele , I know my friend and perhaps we all can do better .Thanks for stopping .....:-}


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Mhatter , That's a good thing my man ! Serenity comes with some difficulty , No ?


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Xstatic , I agree with is too ! Oh well what do we do !


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I think we all take the wrong path at times, the key, turn back!, try again. Great write..


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Everyone takes the wrong path now and them I think what the problem is is that there are so many paths to choose from and so few people to give advice about making the right choices.


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Always , yoiu got that right girl ! Thank you for sharing .with me .


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Gypsy , Or we don't quite want to listen to the right advice lol...:-}


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teaches12345 4 years ago

Voted up! This rings of truth and it's message is one that has been echoed through time. It seems to be louder in our day and age. Hope this does wake some of us up.


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Teaches , thank you my friend !......:-}


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

Man, you have got human nature down to a T!

For some reason - my mind has gone to the housing market crash - when everyone blamed everyone else - the banks, the mortgage companies...etc..

While they were/are as corrupt and self-serving as hell - i always asked myself why these folks didn't seem to take ANY personal responsibility!

Call me a dumb canuck - but - where i come from - when ya make 40,000/yr - it doesn't take a BANKER to tell me that i can't afford a million dollar house!

Hello???

Then there's those greedy folks that are crying cause they lost 'millions' to Bernie Madoff..

Again - he's a thief - BUT - where i come from (lol) if it looks like a canada goose, and it quacks like a canada goose - it IS a damned canada goose!

Lol..

rant done - it's election day - i'm a little keyed up...(that's my excuse today..haha)

sharing your brilliant work, cowboy!


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Hi sweety ! ImKarn , Will you take this wisdom you show , the spirit you have , your great looks and audascious personality and be the queen of America !


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barbergirl28 4 years ago from Hemet, Ca

Interesting perspective. One of the best things about being human is we get to make choices. It is our right and our freedom. That being said, sometimes we suceed and sometimes we fail. Very thought provoking!


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Hello Barbergirl , Your so right about that , People sure dont always conform to ", doing the right thing " do they ! ;-} Nice to see you !


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CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

Now, here's another one for us to think about...but I've been there where I thought was the correct path for me, only to realize, it wasn't. What did I do? I changed gear and change happened. Change is good.

We all have choices and the freedom to do so and that's a fact, Jack! Ok, that's your line ahorseback. (:

Kidding aside, this is lovely and so thought provoking. Voted up and sharing!

Love from the sky~


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

ChrisSp , of course you're right . For years though I disliked change , or I thought I did . Yet it seems that thats all I've done in life !?? Your right though change can be good ! Lovely new photo , you're such a treasure !Thank you for stopping .


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Genna East 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

"Haven't we reinvented the same wheel enough as Men !"

Exactly. We seem to make the same mistakes, over and over again. When will wake up? Excellent words.


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ahorseback 4 years ago Author

Genna , Yes we have yet mankind fails to see around the next bend in the road !.....Nice to see you .....:-}

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