“Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.”
– Madonna Louise Ciccone
Madonna did it better than anyone else I’ve ever seen, heard of or known.
From Whose That Girl to Blonde Ambition right along to her Confessions, ‘Her Madgesty’ is the queen of self-reinvention.
I try to live by this saying I made up for myself not too long ago, that when life throws you limes and some salt, turn it into a sparkling margarita.
Or, rather I’m a firm believer in muddling those limes and making a caipirinha.
Understandable, that that phrase is easier said than done, but it’s the key to self-reinvention.
Call it, “perspective,” so to speak.
A hard pill to swallow, but good for you, once it’s slinking down your throat, as perspective can heal the mental wrinkles of the brain, soothing away the crazy, but not necessarily numbing the pain.
It’s better than that, it will help you leap over the hurdles in your life. [Read more…]