The thing about this life is that it's incredibly fleeting. We are here one moment & gone the next. We love & lose & hurt & feel immense joy. But whatever it is we feel in this moment is not going to last. Even more so, there is nothing we can do to change that fact. You don't control your own life anyway. So, there was no way you could lose control in the first place.
Our society is one of immediacy & an abundance of choices. We rarely pause to “smell the roses,” so to speak, yet the United States (where I live, obviously) is also known for its laziness. Our schedules are packed from the moment our eyes open to the second our heads hit the pillow at night. We cram as much as we can into each & every day in an effort to get ahead, earn an extra dollar, stay afloat, or gain recognition.Read More »You Don't Control Your Own Life.