My dad taught me about the benefits of a happy family. He was a firefighter, so I’m sure he knows about the benefits to family. However, I’ve heard several stories from other firefighters that the stress of being a family is too much for them and they’re just not cut out for it either.
Thats true, Im sure I can attest to that. Ive never been a family man myself, but Im not an “up and down” kind of guy either. Im a lot more of a down and out, but Ive never been a down and out with a family member either. When this comes along I think about how much easier it would be to just “put on a happy face” and just get along with everyone. Im sure others can relate.
Im a lot more down and out, but Ive been in a family for over 30 years now and Im not ashamed to admit it. Ive had plenty of ups and downs in that time, but Ive always managed to find a way to stay strong through it. The only times Ive ever been down was when my mom died. I was a young kid and she died suddenly, so I was really sad. Ive worked a lot harder to be a better person.
Well, you know, there are a few ways to stay strong. I have two brothers that have been fighting and struggling all their lives, and when they get knocked down, they get back up. Ive always managed to find a way to overcome what is the greatest obstacle in my life. Thats why Ive been able to stay strong through my many ups and downs.
There is a lot of hope in the idea of overcoming adversity. If a person can overcome an obstacle, then they know they can overcome anything. But, the most important thing is to know that you’re not alone in your struggles. You can learn to overcome whatever it is that is holding you back. Don’t let your fears get in the way of your success. Even if you think you are invincible, you can still fail. Just keep reminding yourself that there is always room for improvement.
So you’re probably wondering, “Why don’t I just focus on overcoming the obstacles and not the obstacles themselves? Why get so worked up about them?” The answer is because fear is a form of emotion that can paralyze us. It blocks us from making progress. I want to make sure that I’m not paralyzed by fear when I’m trying to take on something new.
You are absolutely right. Fear is a very real emotion that can paralyze us, both in the short and long term. It makes people do stupid things. For instance, I have been so terrified of death that I have spent so much time and energy to avoid it that I have completely avoided anything that would cause death. Fear is a very debilitating emotion.
We should all be terrified of death. Fear is a very real emotion that can paralyze us, both in the short and long term. It makes people do stupid things. For instance, I have been so terrified of death that I have spent so much time and energy to avoid it that I have completely avoided anything that would cause death. Fear is a very debilitating emotion.
So I went to my local Walmart and bought a can of Raid, a book from the Harry Potter series, and a pair of pants that fit like a second skin. All of these things are designed to prevent death. However, they all cost a lot of money and it would take me too long to get back to my car. So I bought a new pair of pants and a book, then went to the store, bought a can of Raid, and hid in the bathroom.
In the game, death is not actually a condition, it’s more like a punishment to punish the person who caused the death, or some kind of a test of sorts. That is to say that death is the ultimate punishment for something that could cause someone to be “out of control,” “foolish,” “impulsive,” “unwilling to learn,” etc.