I read over the posts I have written so far and was struck by how many times I use the word realize.*  I'm pretty sure I'm overusing it but I also began to wonder what its use tells me about myself right now and my thought process.  I catch myself "realizing" things all day long.

It is not that I do not know some things already.

It is just that what I know and how I know those things are constantly being watered by realizations.

That same water also floats things I don't know and do not understand up to the surface so I can see them for the first time or in a new light. 

How about you?

definition of realize v. (from

to grasp or understand clearly.
to make real; give reality to (a hope, fearplan, etc.).
to bring vividly to the mind.
to convert into cash or money: to realize securities.
to obtain as a profit or income for oneself by trade, labor, or investment.

*My UK English spell checker is not happy with the z in realize, but I like it, so I'm choosing the z over the s. Sorry spell checker.


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