When I start out to write a post on the weekends, I usually lack inspiration.  However, during the week, that is all I can think about – saying “that should be a blog” or “great idea for a post!!”  This week, I was all excited about expounding on “truth”,  as in “There is SO much none of us will ever know.” (I was watching a program regarding what is “really” going on with our U.S. National Prayer Breakfasts.)  In retrospect, that seems like a “duh” moment.  Of course, there is so much we will NEVER know.  Maybe that is the good news.  And, the older I get, the more that becomes apparent.  That doesn’t keep me from wanting to know more each day, thinking that at some point, I will know what is “true”.  WRONG.  It is not going to happen.  I will just have to be satisfied with doing the best I can.  That is really all I can do anyway. 

Maybe that is the way it has always been.  We can choose what we want to believe. “Truth” doesn’t exist.  I am beginning to realize the power that gives me.  The bigger my world gets, the more I realize that I have the power to choose what I want to believe.  And, then deal with the consequences.  So, with that thought in mind, I will post these commentaries – without commentary.  Just know – somewhere within the non-commentary is my idea of “truth”, as I choose to believe it.  Haha.  At least, at this point in time.  It could change with a whim and without notice.  Just go with it!  A word of warning – DON’T TRY TO SELL ME ON YOUR VERSION OF TRUTH.  Chances are pretty good that I won’t buy it.  No, I reserve the right to choose what I want to believe, thank you.   


I think this is a good time for me to say thank you to all of the people who have checked out these posts.  I really do appreciate it.  Of all the 20,000 words that I have written to date (WordPress has kept count! Haha), I have had 5,923 visitors from all over the world, 33,700 views.  Now, not everyone has “liked” my posts, but I am amazed that that many people have been curious.  Thank you very much.  I cannot promise that I will be different in the future.   Your guess is as good as mine.  We will all have to trust the inspiration of the moment.

Best, Jay


Published by jjaywmac

Jay W. MacIntosh (born Janet Tallulah Jewell) is a retired attorney, actress, and writer from the United States, living in Paris, France. She is a member of the California Bar and selected to the 2018, 2019, 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list. She holds a Master’s Degree in Drama from the University of Georgia and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Zodiac Scholastic Society. As an actress, she is a member of The Actors Studio, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), SAG-AFTRA, and ASCAP, performing in film and television in the United States and France. Her published works include Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume 1, Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume 2, The Origins of George Bernard Shaw’s Life Force Philosophy, Moments in Time, Capturing Beauty, JAYSPEAK on the Côte d’Azur, and Janet Tallulah.

6 thoughts on ““TRUTH” AND CONSEQUENCES!

  1. Sorry, Jay, but I disagree. We cannot “decide” what is true, only acknowledge it. The world has become a more dangerous place when what is true has become a matter of belief. This has led to the epidemics of preventable diseases.
    “The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”–Neil DeGrasse Tyson


    1. Janet, I would agree with you IF I had said I will “decide” what is true. I did not. I said “I have the power to choose what I want to believe . And, I do. No where in that post did I use the word “decide”. This post is about “belief”. Of course, I cannot DECIDE what is true. That would be stupid. But I can choose what I want to believe. This post does not mention science or scientific research. Neil DeGrasse Tyson says in your quote “whether or not you believe in it”. He does not try to tell me what I must believe.


  2. Love your Jayspeak! ❤️ I like the thought provoking #’s 4&8, although they are all good;) Have a great rest-of-your-weekend! 😎🌹🙏🏻

    Sent from my iPhone



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