‘Don’t take things personally!’

Jonathansawarenessoftheworld
ILLUMINATION
Published in
5 min readAug 15, 2023

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The oft-spouted maxim exemplified and clarified.

As I loaded my groceries from cart to car, a Jeep Wrangler screeched into the adjacent space.

A lithe, bushy-haired young man jumped out and rushed for the Whole Foods entrance.

In departing seconds earlier, I had said to the manager holding the door to allow the final customer —me— to leave,

“Made it out before 9pm!”

I had wanted to let the manager know I appreciated his past kindness.

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Jonathansawarenessoftheworld
ILLUMINATION

Songwriter, Poet, Comedian, One-man show performer, Imagin-Artist, Spiritual Guide, Leader in Love: Jonathan has sung, performed, & coached all over the world.