Just had to reblog this…….
Truly an inspirational metaphor for someone like me trying to understand myself.
I don’t know if I’ve posted about my island theory. But here it is. Actually, less of a theory and more of a metaphor. It’s not a perfect metaphor, and can probably use some improvement, but it’s how I see things.
Everyone has their own island. Everyone’s island is mostly the same, but each island starts out just a tiny bit different: maybe one’s just a little bit greener, or someone else’s has just slightly more dangerous wildlife. Just little things, though.
Throughout our lives, we change these islands, and they start to become more unique; we make them our own. But, we also like to spend time on other peoples’ islands. That’s companionship. We enjoy getting to know others’ islands, and, in very special cases, finding a second home there.
But, we always have our own island as well.
I spent too much time hanging out on other islands. …
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