Bad with the Good

You've got to take the Good with the Bad . .

Yah, umm, but of course. Who wouldn't want to do that? Is like saying I could care less when what you mean is I couldn't care less . .

"Right, Mr Bains. We've got a load a bad stuff we're gonna dump up on ya, but there's a catch. You've gotta take this Good stuff too. Sorry. Them's the rules."

What? Ahh crap. I could care less 'bout the good. Just shovel some more shit on me, will ya?

You bet I'm takin' the Good with the Bad. The trick is to be able to take the Bad with the Good because all that bad stuff is coming whether we want it or not, and regardless of whether there's any good attached to it.

As the flame burns low
there is a twinge
a small reliving of the loss
as when your body died
In that same moment
a whisper of relief
The elders were wise
to guide us to honor you
and grieve your passing
only one day a year

From Your Yahrzeit by Pink Granite

I'll take the good with the bad every time without appeal. I gotta take the bad with the good, whether I want it or not.

But it's not like I couldn't care less.


  1. funny how sometimes I thought something was bad and it turned out good and then I thought something was good and it turned out bad. But sometimes, it's the other way around.

  2. Sometimes, the bad makes our eyesight more vague, and prevents us from seeing the good.

    Ah, that turned out sooooooo lame.. it sounded much more profound in my mind, but anyways...

    I think the good and bad always go hand in hand, and the challenge is to view it'all like Peacechick said...

    ....or the other way round ;-)

    Wishing for a more peace-of-mind day for us all.

  3. That's life, Nava. It wasn't l4m3 at all! Just mundane in its elemental truth.

    Thanks for the piece of yer mind. It's made peace a little more acc3ssible to me, eh.

  4. I'm starting to feel like it all just 'is' if you know what I mean. Although I'm pleasantly surprised by the good, I try not to get hung up on either good or bad. As a friend says, it's all just leaves blowing, all moments.


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