Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Stupid Mistake of a Character



The stupid mistake.
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I have a lot of young friends.  Friends that are so smart and intelligent that (I won’t lie) I had have wished that I was one of them when I was in my younger years.  However, with that said, I say this:

Some of them are really stupid.  “Stupid” because they keep chasing the same “road” to find the same “rock” and stumble upon it over and over and over… non-stop.  But even though I know it, I don’t judge them.  I don’t judge them because I know what is like to be young.  I was once one.  A very stupid one that made a lot mistakes and even worse that thought that knew it all.

The good thing though is that “mistakes” don’t define who you are.  What you are is automatically embedded within you the moment you are born.  In other words, you are what you are.

For instance, sometimes I observe some of those young friends doing “stupid” things.  And those stupid things turn out to be “evil” things.  Evil because you can feel that it is coming from within.  While at the same time you observe others, and all you see and feel is the “act” of young and foulest [just doing it because it is fun, and others do it or because I have the power to do it].

As Dad I have learned that I CAN NOT go to my daughter and say to her:

You can’t do that.
That is bad for you.
That is going to ruin your life.
Bla bla bla bla!  and Bla.

But..  from time to time, as she grows, I am there for her.  I will always be there right next to her.  Telling her all the things that I have done (good and bad) and all their consequences.  With all that, I let her decide what a human can be, and what a human can become.

Recently, a friend of mine texted another friend of mine, and it went like this:

FRIEND-1Am I a bad worker?
FRIEND-2:  When you get your desires to be, yes, you become a bad worker.  ...  I have seen you at your best in the past.  And every time I have, you have blown my mind.  You can be a great role model if you choose to be.  You really can. 

Fortunately:  for the “Good Stupid Ones” when time is right, instead of a “Rock” Life sends them a “Mountain”  …  A mountain that makes them fall so hard, that when they get up (and they pass you by), you can’t even recognize them!.

Unfortunately:  the “Evil Stupid Ones” they don’t change.  They simply become more miserable.  Life doesn’t mess with them.  Because believe it or not, “Miserable” people are needed [in other to push others to greatness].

Evil Stupid Ones:  don’t get it twisted.  Life won’t mess with you ONLY up until the moment you mess with one of Life’s precious soul.  Don’t ever forget that.

So..  here is the deal.  People CAN change.  But regarding that change, there is nothing you can do about it but to be yourself when you are right next to them (so they can see, touch, and feel your character).

Let them be.  Be yourself.  And let Life take care of the rest.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Boundaries of Love – Rose Up


BECAUSE I HAVE BEEN SINGLE for a long time, many people out there (that personally know me) “think” that there is something wrong with me.  They think all sorts of things.  But, you know what?

I don’t really care about what they think.  However, I do care about what I have learned, and I do care about what I have lived.

One of the things I have learned is that LOVE is like a glass home, and NOT like a concrete house.

When you stand at the front door of a concrete house, you cannot see through what is inside that house.  Now, you cannot say that about a glass home.

You see, whether you stand in front of the door, right side of the home, left side, back side, top side, even at the bottom of that glass home, when you stand right before it, you are always able to see through it.

You will always be able to “feel” the feeling of what would be like living inside of each one of those rooms at the glass home.  Because..

LOVE has no boundaries - because love is crystal clear.

There are many people out there looking for love, trying to find love, “waiting” for the “right” love, wanting to be loved.  And the truth of the matter is, most of them, the majority of them, don’t even know what LOVE is.

I remember many many, many years ago when I first saw the love of my life.  It wasn’t like many of you call it, love at first sight.  It wasn’t that.  It was more than that.  It was real love.

I remember that for many years I tried to get a minute out of her time [at least one minute], but I failed over and over.  Until one day, out of the blue I was granted 30 minutes!

My Godsshh!  I went bananas!

I didn’t know what to do.  I didn’t know what to say, nor did I know what to be.

However, when that day arrived, I chose to be

Crystal clear [I chose to be Me].

I remember that throughout the whole 30 minutes (and believe me, it was only 30 minutes!.. because I had my eyes on that clock too) one question kept on coming at me.  And that question was:

"Why are we here?"

In other words, she wanted me to say it.

But the thing of it is… IS that I wasn’t there to say it [And believe me, my love for her was soo strong, soo powerful, that if I have said it, not only her would have heard it, but the whole world, the entire universe!].

I was there because I wanted her to “SEE ME”

[Without attaching the underline cause - Without an underline cause]

You see, real LOVE has no boundaries because real love will always “See You” at your best, at your worse, and as well as (at) your nothing.

Love is not a paradise garden.  Love is a “moving glass home” where the two lovers inside take care of each other throughout the moving “crystal clear journey” called eternity.

If you don’t know what love is, here is a tip:

Think of yourself, put yourself at the worse.  Then, imagine your lover by your side (taking care of you).

If you can’t imagine that, if you can’t picture that, “THAT” [what you have] is not real LOVE.

For, by

Love

jar

~-~

Andra Day - Rise Up



Rise Up

You’re broken down and tired
Of living life on a merry-go-round
And you can’t find the fighter
But I see it in you so we gonna walk it out
And move mountains
We gonna walk it out
And move mountains

And I’ll rise up
I'll rise like the day
I’ll rise up
I'll rise unafraid
I'll rise up
And I’ll do it a thousand times again
And I’ll rise up
High like the waves
I’ll rise up
In spite of the ache
I'll rise up
And I’ll do it a thousands times again
For you (4X)

When the silence isn’t quiet
And it feels like it’s getting hard to breathe
And I know you feel like dying
But I promise we’ll take the world to its feet
And move mountains
We gonna walk it out
And move mountains
And I’ll rise up
I'll rise like the day
I’ll rise up
I'll rise unafraid
I'll rise up
And I’ll do it a thousand times again
For you (4X)

All we need, all we need is hope
And for that we have each other
And for that we have each other
We will rise
We will rise
We’ll rise, ohh ohhh
We’ll rise

I’ll rise up
Rise like the day
I’ll rise up
In spite of the ache
I will rise a thousands times again
And we’ll rise up
Rise like the waves
We’ll rise up
In spite of the ache
We’ll rise up
And we'll do it a thousands times again
For you ohhhh ohhh ohh ohhh ohh (3X)


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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Collateral Beauty


When I was told that we were moving to America, I wasn’t too happy about it [I loved my friends, my town, my country].  But after moving, after getting into high school, I had the opportunity to have some of the greatest teachers on planet earth.  Through them, I was able to see not only the light at the end of the tunnel, with them I was able to see through my whole infinity.

Then I went to college, then came love.  Then, Life blessed me with so much.  And not only that, Life gave me the opportunity, the blessing of staying and being who I am (and what I am).  Then time came for me to share all that.  So I asked Life for a baby.  And as always, my wish was granted, and my daughter came to our magical world.

And that is where I wanted to get with you right now.

You see, when my daughter arrived in my life, my life changed [but not in the way you may think].

After high school, my life was on a blessed roll that I just can’t explain.  But after my daughter was born, thing just got bigger, greater, and BLESSER (I don’t even know if that is an english word).

You see, the LOVE for my daughter didn’t change my life, it just magnified it.  Her love was something new.  Something that I never felt before.  A love that gave an “unstoppable rocket” to my life.

A love that pushed me to the limits, and boundaries of the unknowns of paradise.  A love that until this day, this moment, still makes me get up every day and be better than yesterday.  Still makes me get up every day and act like a student.  It makes me learn to be better tomorrow.  It makes me learn for the greatest of others.

It took me sometime to figure it out.  But I did.

FRIENDS:  the most complex thing on this universe is called a HUMAN.

And what I discovered is this:  nice words, words of encouragements, a positive educational story, a how to book, a preacher, an inspirational speaker CANNOT change you, nor can change your life.

What will change your life (and you) is when you [if you] wake up and find a purpose, a reason, a motivation to live on this planet.

And it is not just finding it, you have to want it, you have to love it, you have to need it [just like you need every single breath you take].

p.s.  I am not sending you to make love and have a child.  I am sending you to find your THING.  Your PURPOSE.

When you find THAT, that’s when things will start to change.  That’s when YOU will change.

And don’t give me wrong.  Through time, with time, one day you may wake up and find out that THAT thing is no longer there.

And with time YOU will understand that THAT is ok.  Because your connection with THAT wasn’t with a wired connection.  Your connection with that was through Bluetooth.  In other words, it wasn’t a physical thing, it wasn’t an external thing, IT WAS (it is) AN INNER THING.

And no matter what happens, no matter what you do, no matter what path you take, or what journey you take (good journey, dark journey), you will always feel that you are walking on the sidewalk of the garden of paradise.

GO,

Find that thing!

jar


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“You have been given a gift.  This profound connection to everything.  Just look for it.  I promise you it’s there”
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Sunday, September 6, 2015

They Know, Do the Right Thing - Ellos lo Saben, Has lo Correcto


Yesterday, in the waiting room, at my daughter’s doctor, my daughter started to show a little bit of her mama’s “characteristics”  -  I immediately noticed, and got close to her cousin, and whispered in her ears:  “You see, just like her mama… nothing like me.”

I thought my daughter didn’t hear me, but apparently she did, and she replied:

“Wait, you are saying that I’m nothing like you?... listen!  -  You suffer from allergies [season allergies], so do I.  You like to go by the rules [always do the right thing], so do I.  -  Yes! .. I’m nothing like you!!.”

I was like:  O.O  [without a word].


FRIENDS:  WHY DO I SHARE THIS?

I share this because YOU need to know that no matter who you are, or what you are.  No matter your child’s age, they always know whether you always DO the right thing or NOT.  They always know. They can feel it.

If you didn’t know that, DON’T YOU EVER FORGET IT!
Español
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Mientras esperaba en la sala de espera del doctor de mi hija ayer, mi hija empezó a ‘demostrar’ un par de las “características” de su madre.  -  Lo note rápidamente, y seguido me acerqué a su prima, y le dije al oído:  “Vez, igualita a su madre.. no se parece en nada a mí.”

Creí que mi hija no me había escuchado, pero me escuchó y respondió rapidito:

“Entonces tú dices que no salí a ti, que yo no tengo nada de ti, ni que soy como tú? .. Mira!  -  Tu sufres de alergias [del clima, polen], y yo también.  Tú haces todo por el libro [te gusta hacer lo correcto], y yo también.  -  Si! .. es verdad, no me parezco en nada a ti!!.”

Yo me quede:  O.O  [así – sin palabras].

AMIGOS:  PORQUE COMPARTO ESTO CON USTEDES?

Comparto esto porque TU tienes que saber que:  No importa quién eres, o lo que eres.  No importa cuántos años tenga tu hijo/hija, ellos siempre se dan cuenta, ellos siempre saben, cuando TU haces lo correcto, o cuando tú haces lo incorrecto.  Ellos siempre lo saben, ellos siempre lo sienten.

Si no sabias esto, NUNCA LO OLVIDES!

jar


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