The Music of the If Game

If…the biggest, most awesome word ever invented.
My Dad always told me when I used “if” that “if a bullfrog had wings, he wouldn’t bump his butt when he jumped” I guess he wouldn’t.
“If a picture paints a thousand words, then why can’t I paint you?”
“If I were a carpenter, and you were a lady, would you marry me anyway and would you have my baby?”
“If I listened long enough to you, I find a way to believe that it’s all true, knowing that you lied straight faced while I cried. Still I look to find a reason to believe”
Hundreds of songs, I’m sure….
Hundreds of quotes….. All beginning with “If”
We are all going to have hundreds of “if” moments in our lives. Those moments of choice that make a difference going forward in how we will live our lives. Moments we look back on and say: “if I had only done , then _. When we make those decisions, they are made.
I’m pretty tired of playing the “if “ game in my life. I’ve done what I’ve done…sometimes until I’ve become undone! It’s a game that’s a waste of time to play.
As that intellectual group of the 60’s “The Grass Roots” once said: Sha-la-la-la-la-la, live for today, and don’t worry ‘bout tomorrow….
It’s a good philosophy.

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