Ap·portion: (v): to divide and allocate
I have a son who is always critical of me because he feels that I do not collaborate enough with others.
Since he wasn’t here for the majority of my life and I am not going to bore him with details, I choose to allow him to pursue whatever thought process he desires.
But I will tell you about my collaborations.
If everybody in the world would understand that we put a piece in the puzzle and at the end, we celebrate the puzzle instead of continually pointing out our piece within, it would be absolutely magnificent to be involved in a group project with a common result. Matter of fact, I have often collaborated with individuals, to allow my apportion to be absorbed and dissolved into the general good, knowing deep in my heart I was part of something grand and glorious.
Perhaps that’s the best way to describe the mission I have chosen for my life.
I am disgusted with religion, find atheism to be hilarious and am truly apolitical. Yet at the same time, I have some talents, abilities and energy that I can contribute to the cause.
The spotlight has often failed to find me in the crowd, and I have only had the satisfaction of involvement as my warmth and comfort.
- But I have seen change.
- I have been part of the change.
- And I have great confidence in knowing that my apportion to the general welfare was offered freely, willingly and joyously.
I would really love to collaborate more with others if, when the project was done, the individuals would not point out how their part in the endeavor “was the most essential to the quality.”
Yes, to find an apportion, one must first discover the dangers of ego gone rogue, and insecurity unchecked.
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