Ah, life. If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.

AdobeStock_100009763 [Converted] c geosapI finally figured out what I was going to do with the next ten years, and what do you know, a few other people had some input into those ideas…people whose input matters. So the figuring is starting all over again.

But these are people who love me, so not to worry, right?

Yes, I’ve figured out a few things. Life is going to get you, one way or the other. You’re going to have good times, bad times and a lot of everyday, ordinary times.

You’re going to learn and grow (or not). You’ll think you’ve made it, only to find the rug pulled out from underneath you. You’ll think all is lost, only to have it given back to you again.

Those you think are for you will betray you and those you think could not care less about you will save your life.

It’s not all that mixed up, to be sure, or unexpected. But I made up my mind.. and forgot what I decided. And realized, it’s all a process leading to a destination we can’t imagine.

So here I go again.


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4 Comments on “I Made Up My Mind … but Forgot What I Decided

  1. I completely agree with everything you’ve written. It often amazes me how life can feel so different from one day to the next – all based on my perception of what I’ve gone through in my life. So I think the “stories we tell” about our life simply need to be written in ways that lead to feeling upbeat. Any story can feel sad or it could have a positive message. It’s my ongoing challenge to catalog my past experiences into positive ones, and it sure leads to how I feel every single day! Thanks for your thoughtful post.

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