Not Ours Alone

Our plans are not ours alone to make.  We have some say over how our lives progress, but our power over life is finite and our vision is as well.  We cannot see every reason, every cause, every effect, and every purpose.  We cannot control ever detail, variable, or circumstance.  All we can do is…

Out Of Control

No matter how hard we try, we cannot control every aspect of every circumstance we find ourselves in.  How we deal with this lack of control will largely determine how happy we are from day to day.  The fact is that most of what happens in our lives is out of our hands.  We cannot…

Change Starts Here

Instead of being worried or frustrated by the fact that certain things are beyond of our reach and outside of our control, we should take comfort in this knowledge. This knowledge gives us a baseline, a starting point, and a firm footing from which to pivot. Knowing what we have no power over in our…

Luck Is Not A Plan

Some people are born lucky. They are born smart, talented, beautiful, wealthy, or some combination of these. Most of us are not. Most of us have to work for what we have, what we want, and who we want to be. To compare ourselves to the lucky is beyond foolish. The lucky did not become…