I think we humans are set up for big disappointments since childhood.
There was never the happily ever after we dreamed about. Unfortunately life doesn’t work that way! We are conditioned to believe our lives should follow a path, but what if that path doesn’t lead to where we’d anticipated or never appears at all? Are we doomed to spend the rest of our days consumed with bitterness about the misfortunes and hardships which littered the way? How about accepting what makes us happy, rather than what we believe should make us happy? Surely then, acceptance is the key to contentment.
I know of so many good-hearted, beautiful people still waiting for their Knight-in-Shinning-Armour to gallop along and sweep them away. He hasn’t arrived yet. The notion of ‘The One’ rings in their ears as they sift through potential life partners quick to dismiss the chips of gold whilst looking for nuggets.
I like to be realistic. I like to write stories about experiences, feeling I have been consumed by or about things I have learnt. Here they are…