To BeLIEve Is To Be LIED to

Perhaps one of the biggest cons in life is believing in the future.

We attend school, for the future.
We save money, for the future.
We work hard, for the future.

So focused on preparing for the future, we forge chains that will not hold us in death, but hold us in life. We become prisoners, trapped in a cage of decision based upon believing a lie. We are unable to find the keys to freedom because we are looking past the spot which they are located. Because we believe a lie that the best is yet to come.

Time and life are not linear. They exist only in the present. We remember the past, but we can not travel back to it. We look to the future, but we can not travel forward to it. We live and exist in the now, the now which has no measure. Time is a man-made concept. A fraud which shackles us from enjoying the one true thing we have – a moment.

Many don’t live the moment. Many escape to the past because the present is perceived as dark and the future as an empty void.

Why?

Because we are sold on the falsehood to believe. Be-lie-ve is just a lie hidden among other letters.


“Who am I?”

I am an independent, self-published teller of tales,
an author of scarcely any renown.
However, as a storyteller, I know who I am,
and with that persona,
I am both confident and comfortable.

I invite you to visit my website,

ShortStoryScribe.com

and/or Amazon Author Pages

Joe Leonardi                 Scono Sciuto

if you are so inclined please purchase a copy and leave a review.

Thank you,

Joe

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6 thoughts on “To BeLIEve Is To Be LIED to

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  1. Is it a lie if you believe it to be true? Is a goal set for yourself a deceit? There is a moment when the statement stops being simply cognitive and begins to have a physical life effect. At this point I don’t think it is a universal lie, but a personal truth. Cheers!

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