Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!

We’re pleased to introduce our first guest blogger, Jim McLellan.  “Scaredy Cat” is Jim’s debut guest post at TGC this week; a refreshing, witty and insightful commentary.  Enjoy!

Mr. and Mrs. Homo Sapien “checked in” at the Hotel Planet Earth about a fifth of a million years ago. Their name means “wise or learned man.”  When does THAT kick in?

We come factory equipped with a highly developed brain, capable of abstract Source funnyjokesfree.comreasoning, language, introspection, and problem solving. That makes us. . .drum roll please….a “Person.” We persons are social animals adept at utilizing systems of communication for self-expression, the exchange of ideas, and organization.

Missing is the Owner’s Manual. One would hope that after 73,000,000 days in captivity, there would be some information on how to get along with one another.

Checking with individuals, churches, families, schools, businesses, government agencies, hospitals and asylums where you’d think we could pick up a copy.  No one knows. ….

Our “human society” has been established on an extremely wide variety of values, social norms and rituals…well…So? So, how exactly is this complex and convoluted “system” working for us?

Let’s see; murder, mayhem, mutilation, war, bombs, burglary, bullying, police, prisons, jail, riots, rape, road rage…fighting,  divorce, hate, stealing, locksmiths, home invasion, gated communities, arson and other luminous nouns spotlighting our pandemonium.

We scratch our heads and shrug our shoulders waiting for something meaningful to spring from our lips. An IQ in the 40s is ample to understand that we have our wires crossed. After 200,000 years to “get it right”…we haven’t.

Despite our devious, dubious, and deranged behavior we have survived…barely. We have certainly failed to thrive.

Life is a banquet and most are starving to death.

With all the possibilities for our race to be wiped off of our blue-green sphere…..we string along for yet another day.

Enter, stage left, The Scaredy Cat. . . . . It’s about time!

How is Mr. SC significant in the scheme of our muddled mess of residency? Well, if it weren’t for our own personal Scaredy Cat, we would have turned in our pearl-handled six shooters long before the dinosaurs split. Without the Scaredy Cat we’d have FEAR-lessly….dived off high cliffs into a pile of jagged rocks, eaten poisonous berries, & wrestled hungry lions for that mouth watering snack.

Being a Scaredy Cat is a good thing…up to a certain point. We are wired to be afraid of everything NEW. Babies are afraid of their own shadows. As are some adults.

Way back in time, the new idea of the power of electricity was not met with brass bands and open arms. “It’s the work of the devil,”  they said. “Don’t want that stuff in my walls…My house will burn down and roast my family.” And sometimes, they were right.

There are consequences when the “system” of electricity is violated.  There are consequences when the “system” of human interaction is violated…and that’s what this is all about!

Although we have come face to face with the dangers of electricity…we recognize its value when it’s behaving itself. It has utility. Remember the last time your power went out?

Handy stuff this electricity, ain’t it?

So, what do we have so far? ….3 fifths of Scotch, 5 fifths of bourbon, 3 bottles of rum, 2 quarts of vodka….Oops!!  That’s the Ajax Liquor Store list…sorry about that!

Now, where was I?   Oh yes…our protective knee jerk reaction with anything new is doubt or FEAR, followed closely by rejection. Rejection is the protection mechanism we are born with that prevents us from “zapping” ourselves. Turn on your Scaredy Cat self. Scaredy Cats keep you safe for NOW, “Ol’ Chum.”

How about some good news for you and your “Doubting Thomas” friends?  First…Go to the closet and fetch your Scaredy Cat Outfit!  Then, think real hard about this:

Now, finally and for the first time, there is a handful of individuals, with a maverick scientist at the helm, who have spent an exhaustive 30 years on a scientific research project to isolate, identify and organize the exact blueprint for HOW TO get along with each other. They have worked out a template for making a huge difference in our social acumen. It works remarkably well. No one “else” can boast of having this information and there are 6,000,000,000 of us “elses”.

Scaredy Cats will want to sleep on it, as I did. Then, Shazam, the light comes on!

As for me, I have now ripped off my Scaredy Cat cloak  and jumped right in the middle.  I have a new sense of joy in getting along with others, a heightened sense of every aspect of my environment, the awareness of what’s really important, and the belief that everyone desperately needs and can profit from this information..

The caregivers behind the TG Connection have the tools and will show you how to use them. They can turn on the power in your life. They did mine!

All you have to do is get up out of the dark and flip the switch.

Jim McLellan, also known as The Anti-Pro, is a professional golf instructor, musician, motivational speaker and man of many talents.    You can check out his website at www.mcgolf.com

3 Responses to Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!
  1. charlie
    July 14, 2011 | 4:38 pm

    Great piece….Jim is right on tract…his wife is also trying to head everyone in the right direction.

  2. Bobbie
    July 15, 2011 | 6:01 am

    Great food for thought sprinkled with humor.(Started my day off by spewing coffee on my keyboard). The solution to a lot of the problems, especially the “getting along” difficulties can be found in Jim’s wife’s hit book “Gimpy’s Secret”. If you haven’t read it, you’ve missed a real treat and the road map to finding love.

  3. Doug Rohrer
    July 15, 2011 | 10:56 am

    OK Jim, I checked in my closet and sure ‘nuf there was a Scardy Cat outfit there. Now I have to figure out what alterations it needs to successfully and happily negotiate the world around us. I’ll be looking at the TG Connection for tips.

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Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!

We’re pleased to introduce our first guest blogger, Jim McLellan.  “Scaredy Cat” is Jim’s debut guest post at TGC this week; a refreshing, witty and insightful commentary.  Enjoy!

Mr. and Mrs. Homo Sapien “checked in” at the Hotel Planet Earth about a fifth of a million years ago. Their name means “wise or learned man.”  When does THAT kick in?

We come factory equipped with a highly developed brain, capable of abstract Source funnyjokesfree.comreasoning, language, introspection, and problem solving. That makes us. . .drum roll please….a “Person.” We persons are social animals adept at utilizing systems of communication for self-expression, the exchange of ideas, and organization.

Missing is the Owner’s Manual. One would hope that after 73,000,000 days in captivity, there would be some information on how to get along with one another.

Checking with individuals, churches, families, schools, businesses, government agencies, hospitals and asylums where you’d think we could pick up a copy.  No one knows. ….

Our “human society” has been established on an extremely wide variety of values, social norms and rituals…well…So? So, how exactly is this complex and convoluted “system” working for us?

Let’s see; murder, mayhem, mutilation, war, bombs, burglary, bullying, police, prisons, jail, riots, rape, road rage…fighting,  divorce, hate, stealing, locksmiths, home invasion, gated communities, arson and other luminous nouns spotlighting our pandemonium.

We scratch our heads and shrug our shoulders waiting for something meaningful to spring from our lips. An IQ in the 40s is ample to understand that we have our wires crossed. After 200,000 years to “get it right”…we haven’t.

Despite our devious, dubious, and deranged behavior we have survived…barely. We have certainly failed to thrive.

Life is a banquet and most are starving to death.

With all the possibilities for our race to be wiped off of our blue-green sphere…..we string along for yet another day.

Enter, stage left, The Scaredy Cat. . . . . It’s about time!

How is Mr. SC significant in the scheme of our muddled mess of residency? Well, if it weren’t for our own personal Scaredy Cat, we would have turned in our pearl-handled six shooters long before the dinosaurs split. Without the Scaredy Cat we’d have FEAR-lessly….dived off high cliffs into a pile of jagged rocks, eaten poisonous berries, & wrestled hungry lions for that mouth watering snack.

Being a Scaredy Cat is a good thing…up to a certain point. We are wired to be afraid of everything NEW. Babies are afraid of their own shadows. As are some adults.

Way back in time, the new idea of the power of electricity was not met with brass bands and open arms. “It’s the work of the devil,”  they said. “Don’t want that stuff in my walls…My house will burn down and roast my family.” And sometimes, they were right.

There are consequences when the “system” of electricity is violated.  There are consequences when the “system” of human interaction is violated…and that’s what this is all about!

Although we have come face to face with the dangers of electricity…we recognize its value when it’s behaving itself. It has utility. Remember the last time your power went out?

Handy stuff this electricity, ain’t it?

So, what do we have so far? ….3 fifths of Scotch, 5 fifths of bourbon, 3 bottles of rum, 2 quarts of vodka….Oops!!  That’s the Ajax Liquor Store list…sorry about that!

Now, where was I?   Oh yes…our protective knee jerk reaction with anything new is doubt or FEAR, followed closely by rejection. Rejection is the protection mechanism we are born with that prevents us from “zapping” ourselves. Turn on your Scaredy Cat self. Scaredy Cats keep you safe for NOW, “Ol’ Chum.”

How about some good news for you and your “Doubting Thomas” friends?  First…Go to the closet and fetch your Scaredy Cat Outfit!  Then, think real hard about this:

Now, finally and for the first time, there is a handful of individuals, with a maverick scientist at the helm, who have spent an exhaustive 30 years on a scientific research project to isolate, identify and organize the exact blueprint for HOW TO get along with each other. They have worked out a template for making a huge difference in our social acumen. It works remarkably well. No one “else” can boast of having this information and there are 6,000,000,000 of us “elses”.

Scaredy Cats will want to sleep on it, as I did. Then, Shazam, the light comes on!

As for me, I have now ripped off my Scaredy Cat cloak  and jumped right in the middle.  I have a new sense of joy in getting along with others, a heightened sense of every aspect of my environment, the awareness of what’s really important, and the belief that everyone desperately needs and can profit from this information..

The caregivers behind the TG Connection have the tools and will show you how to use them. They can turn on the power in your life. They did mine!

All you have to do is get up out of the dark and flip the switch.

Jim McLellan, also known as The Anti-Pro, is a professional golf instructor, musician, motivational speaker and man of many talents.    You can check out his website at www.mcgolf.com

3 Responses to Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!
  1. charlie
    July 14, 2011 | 4:38 pm

    Great piece….Jim is right on tract…his wife is also trying to head everyone in the right direction.

  2. Bobbie
    July 15, 2011 | 6:01 am

    Great food for thought sprinkled with humor.(Started my day off by spewing coffee on my keyboard). The solution to a lot of the problems, especially the “getting along” difficulties can be found in Jim’s wife’s hit book “Gimpy’s Secret”. If you haven’t read it, you’ve missed a real treat and the road map to finding love.

  3. Doug Rohrer
    July 15, 2011 | 10:56 am

    OK Jim, I checked in my closet and sure ‘nuf there was a Scardy Cat outfit there. Now I have to figure out what alterations it needs to successfully and happily negotiate the world around us. I’ll be looking at the TG Connection for tips.

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Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!

We’re pleased to introduce our first guest blogger, Jim McLellan.  “Scaredy Cat” is Jim’s debut guest post at TGC this week; a refreshing, witty and insightful commentary.  Enjoy!

Mr. and Mrs. Homo Sapien “checked in” at the Hotel Planet Earth about a fifth of a million years ago. Their name means “wise or learned man.”  When does THAT kick in?

We come factory equipped with a highly developed brain, capable of abstract Source funnyjokesfree.comreasoning, language, introspection, and problem solving. That makes us. . .drum roll please….a “Person.” We persons are social animals adept at utilizing systems of communication for self-expression, the exchange of ideas, and organization.

Missing is the Owner’s Manual. One would hope that after 73,000,000 days in captivity, there would be some information on how to get along with one another.

Checking with individuals, churches, families, schools, businesses, government agencies, hospitals and asylums where you’d think we could pick up a copy.  No one knows. ….

Our “human society” has been established on an extremely wide variety of values, social norms and rituals…well…So? So, how exactly is this complex and convoluted “system” working for us?

Let’s see; murder, mayhem, mutilation, war, bombs, burglary, bullying, police, prisons, jail, riots, rape, road rage…fighting,  divorce, hate, stealing, locksmiths, home invasion, gated communities, arson and other luminous nouns spotlighting our pandemonium.

We scratch our heads and shrug our shoulders waiting for something meaningful to spring from our lips. An IQ in the 40s is ample to understand that we have our wires crossed. After 200,000 years to “get it right”…we haven’t.

Despite our devious, dubious, and deranged behavior we have survived…barely. We have certainly failed to thrive.

Life is a banquet and most are starving to death.

With all the possibilities for our race to be wiped off of our blue-green sphere…..we string along for yet another day.

Enter, stage left, The Scaredy Cat. . . . . It’s about time!

How is Mr. SC significant in the scheme of our muddled mess of residency? Well, if it weren’t for our own personal Scaredy Cat, we would have turned in our pearl-handled six shooters long before the dinosaurs split. Without the Scaredy Cat we’d have FEAR-lessly….dived off high cliffs into a pile of jagged rocks, eaten poisonous berries, & wrestled hungry lions for that mouth watering snack.

Being a Scaredy Cat is a good thing…up to a certain point. We are wired to be afraid of everything NEW. Babies are afraid of their own shadows. As are some adults.

Way back in time, the new idea of the power of electricity was not met with brass bands and open arms. “It’s the work of the devil,”  they said. “Don’t want that stuff in my walls…My house will burn down and roast my family.” And sometimes, they were right.

There are consequences when the “system” of electricity is violated.  There are consequences when the “system” of human interaction is violated…and that’s what this is all about!

Although we have come face to face with the dangers of electricity…we recognize its value when it’s behaving itself. It has utility. Remember the last time your power went out?

Handy stuff this electricity, ain’t it?

So, what do we have so far? ….3 fifths of Scotch, 5 fifths of bourbon, 3 bottles of rum, 2 quarts of vodka….Oops!!  That’s the Ajax Liquor Store list…sorry about that!

Now, where was I?   Oh yes…our protective knee jerk reaction with anything new is doubt or FEAR, followed closely by rejection. Rejection is the protection mechanism we are born with that prevents us from “zapping” ourselves. Turn on your Scaredy Cat self. Scaredy Cats keep you safe for NOW, “Ol’ Chum.”

How about some good news for you and your “Doubting Thomas” friends?  First…Go to the closet and fetch your Scaredy Cat Outfit!  Then, think real hard about this:

Now, finally and for the first time, there is a handful of individuals, with a maverick scientist at the helm, who have spent an exhaustive 30 years on a scientific research project to isolate, identify and organize the exact blueprint for HOW TO get along with each other. They have worked out a template for making a huge difference in our social acumen. It works remarkably well. No one “else” can boast of having this information and there are 6,000,000,000 of us “elses”.

Scaredy Cats will want to sleep on it, as I did. Then, Shazam, the light comes on!

As for me, I have now ripped off my Scaredy Cat cloak  and jumped right in the middle.  I have a new sense of joy in getting along with others, a heightened sense of every aspect of my environment, the awareness of what’s really important, and the belief that everyone desperately needs and can profit from this information..

The caregivers behind the TG Connection have the tools and will show you how to use them. They can turn on the power in your life. They did mine!

All you have to do is get up out of the dark and flip the switch.

Jim McLellan, also known as The Anti-Pro, is a professional golf instructor, musician, motivational speaker and man of many talents.    You can check out his website at www.mcgolf.com

3 Responses to Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!
  1. charlie
    July 14, 2011 | 4:38 pm

    Great piece….Jim is right on tract…his wife is also trying to head everyone in the right direction.

  2. Bobbie
    July 15, 2011 | 6:01 am

    Great food for thought sprinkled with humor.(Started my day off by spewing coffee on my keyboard). The solution to a lot of the problems, especially the “getting along” difficulties can be found in Jim’s wife’s hit book “Gimpy’s Secret”. If you haven’t read it, you’ve missed a real treat and the road map to finding love.

  3. Doug Rohrer
    July 15, 2011 | 10:56 am

    OK Jim, I checked in my closet and sure ‘nuf there was a Scardy Cat outfit there. Now I have to figure out what alterations it needs to successfully and happily negotiate the world around us. I’ll be looking at the TG Connection for tips.

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Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!

We’re pleased to introduce our first guest blogger, Jim McLellan.  “Scaredy Cat” is Jim’s debut guest post at TGC this week; a refreshing, witty and insightful commentary.  Enjoy!

Mr. and Mrs. Homo Sapien “checked in” at the Hotel Planet Earth about a fifth of a million years ago. Their name means “wise or learned man.”  When does THAT kick in?

We come factory equipped with a highly developed brain, capable of abstract Source funnyjokesfree.comreasoning, language, introspection, and problem solving. That makes us. . .drum roll please….a “Person.” We persons are social animals adept at utilizing systems of communication for self-expression, the exchange of ideas, and organization.

Missing is the Owner’s Manual. One would hope that after 73,000,000 days in captivity, there would be some information on how to get along with one another.

Checking with individuals, churches, families, schools, businesses, government agencies, hospitals and asylums where you’d think we could pick up a copy.  No one knows. ….

Our “human society” has been established on an extremely wide variety of values, social norms and rituals…well…So? So, how exactly is this complex and convoluted “system” working for us?

Let’s see; murder, mayhem, mutilation, war, bombs, burglary, bullying, police, prisons, jail, riots, rape, road rage…fighting,  divorce, hate, stealing, locksmiths, home invasion, gated communities, arson and other luminous nouns spotlighting our pandemonium.

We scratch our heads and shrug our shoulders waiting for something meaningful to spring from our lips. An IQ in the 40s is ample to understand that we have our wires crossed. After 200,000 years to “get it right”…we haven’t.

Despite our devious, dubious, and deranged behavior we have survived…barely. We have certainly failed to thrive.

Life is a banquet and most are starving to death.

With all the possibilities for our race to be wiped off of our blue-green sphere…..we string along for yet another day.

Enter, stage left, The Scaredy Cat. . . . . It’s about time!

How is Mr. SC significant in the scheme of our muddled mess of residency? Well, if it weren’t for our own personal Scaredy Cat, we would have turned in our pearl-handled six shooters long before the dinosaurs split. Without the Scaredy Cat we’d have FEAR-lessly….dived off high cliffs into a pile of jagged rocks, eaten poisonous berries, & wrestled hungry lions for that mouth watering snack.

Being a Scaredy Cat is a good thing…up to a certain point. We are wired to be afraid of everything NEW. Babies are afraid of their own shadows. As are some adults.

Way back in time, the new idea of the power of electricity was not met with brass bands and open arms. “It’s the work of the devil,”  they said. “Don’t want that stuff in my walls…My house will burn down and roast my family.” And sometimes, they were right.

There are consequences when the “system” of electricity is violated.  There are consequences when the “system” of human interaction is violated…and that’s what this is all about!

Although we have come face to face with the dangers of electricity…we recognize its value when it’s behaving itself. It has utility. Remember the last time your power went out?

Handy stuff this electricity, ain’t it?

So, what do we have so far? ….3 fifths of Scotch, 5 fifths of bourbon, 3 bottles of rum, 2 quarts of vodka….Oops!!  That’s the Ajax Liquor Store list…sorry about that!

Now, where was I?   Oh yes…our protective knee jerk reaction with anything new is doubt or FEAR, followed closely by rejection. Rejection is the protection mechanism we are born with that prevents us from “zapping” ourselves. Turn on your Scaredy Cat self. Scaredy Cats keep you safe for NOW, “Ol’ Chum.”

How about some good news for you and your “Doubting Thomas” friends?  First…Go to the closet and fetch your Scaredy Cat Outfit!  Then, think real hard about this:

Now, finally and for the first time, there is a handful of individuals, with a maverick scientist at the helm, who have spent an exhaustive 30 years on a scientific research project to isolate, identify and organize the exact blueprint for HOW TO get along with each other. They have worked out a template for making a huge difference in our social acumen. It works remarkably well. No one “else” can boast of having this information and there are 6,000,000,000 of us “elses”.

Scaredy Cats will want to sleep on it, as I did. Then, Shazam, the light comes on!

As for me, I have now ripped off my Scaredy Cat cloak  and jumped right in the middle.  I have a new sense of joy in getting along with others, a heightened sense of every aspect of my environment, the awareness of what’s really important, and the belief that everyone desperately needs and can profit from this information..

The caregivers behind the TG Connection have the tools and will show you how to use them. They can turn on the power in your life. They did mine!

All you have to do is get up out of the dark and flip the switch.

Jim McLellan, also known as The Anti-Pro, is a professional golf instructor, musician, motivational speaker and man of many talents.    You can check out his website at www.mcgolf.com

3 Responses to Scaredy Cat! Scaredy Cat!
  1. charlie
    July 14, 2011 | 4:38 pm

    Great piece….Jim is right on tract…his wife is also trying to head everyone in the right direction.

  2. Bobbie
    July 15, 2011 | 6:01 am

    Great food for thought sprinkled with humor.(Started my day off by spewing coffee on my keyboard). The solution to a lot of the problems, especially the “getting along” difficulties can be found in Jim’s wife’s hit book “Gimpy’s Secret”. If you haven’t read it, you’ve missed a real treat and the road map to finding love.

  3. Doug Rohrer
    July 15, 2011 | 10:56 am

    OK Jim, I checked in my closet and sure ‘nuf there was a Scardy Cat outfit there. Now I have to figure out what alterations it needs to successfully and happily negotiate the world around us. I’ll be looking at the TG Connection for tips.

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