Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Life Is Like A Ferris Wheel
Quote of the day:
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Life is like a Ferris wheel -a rotating non building structure built to carry multiple passengers in capsules, filled with highs and lows. But in the end its how we deal with it all that truly matters. Its all nice and easy when we are at the top, when we are at a good place in life, with a great view of the world and everything inside it working in our favour. And at this stage what else is there to do but to appreciate the moment, take it all in and be grateful for the highs.
However, like the Ferris wheel, what goes up must eventually come crashing down at some point. Welcome to the life, to the highs and lows. The lows can be terrible, where once you had a good view of the world, all that would be left to view would be nothing but lost hope and regret that feels unending. We transition between these highs and lows. One minute you are on top, the next you find yourself at the bottom. There is nothing else to do but to deal with each moment as it comes. To enjoy the ride no matter what, and to keep dreaming as each day looms. Our existence, our thoughts, actions, relationships are all interconnected in more ways than we think. And like the Ferris wheel life can move pretty fast, enough to get left behind...
What you can take away from it all is that:
1. Ups and downs happen to each and every one of us.
2. No matter how high and mighty one gets, there will be a day when it will cease to be.
3. A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step at a time.
4. Everything that has a beginning usually has an ending.
5. Enjoy each moment in life, make it all count.
Happy Mother's day to the folks in the US and elsewhere.
Have a wonderful week!
Peace. Love. Light*
Current Listen: James Bay -Get Out While You Can