“You’ve been rolled. That ain’t a death sentence”

There’s a #Hashtag trending: #ThingsIHaveGoingForMe. A lot of it is actually pretty funny (follow me on twitter why don’t you?), but a disturbing number of people keep tweeting variants on “I have nothing going for me”.  A lot of this is teen drama, obviously. But, anyway, a really nice-seeming, obviously religious girl said this:

So I replied with this.

Not our typical stuff, I know. But, re-listening to it, I thought it deserved a post.

  • Brett_McS

    That’s a great interview with Carolla. Not Taco Bell Material, indeed!

  • Justin St.Denis

    I loved this Carolla bit the first time I heard it delivered – by my grandfather, then my father, then my oldest brother. Then I heard it from Carolla.

    “Thoughts are things that you can MAKE real. It’s your choice. Some thoughts are good, and others aren’t too great. So remember this. Acts are facts, and thoughts are things.”

    Implement this and your life will be improved enormously.

  • Spatchcocked

    Still to ourselves whatever place consigned
    Our own felicity we make or find

  • G

    This was a fine posting Black Mamba. Thanks. You’re right, it was a change from the usual, but that is a good thing.
    Inspiring common sense voiced in plain language is a rare commodity these days
    Good work