I have had this terrible song stuck in my head recently. The song in itself is terrible, the lyrics are crude, thuggish and superficial. The part that is stuck in my head however, is the hook. Funny how the hook is the part that normally gets stuck. That part goes as follows.
“Let’s just be honest, let’s just be real. Let’s just be honest, we all know the deal. So let’s just be honest, let’s just be real.”
That part resonates with me, not because of the way it is sung (Although that is catchy). But because of those words. “Let just be honest, lets jut be real.” I won’t explain all that those words bring to my mind because…well…if I did this would be a very very long post.
But here is what my one basic thought is based on. We live in a world filled with pretense, the pretense that we have everything under control. That we don’t need help. That we are fine. We are strong and independent and we don’t need no man…the phrase goes something like that, right? So what is my one thought? It is this, can we just be honest? Can we just be real? The best kept secret we are keeping from each other is that we DON’T have everything figured out. Read more…