The Constant

The one constant in life is that life is not constant.

If you really meditate on that a bit, you’ll notice a few things.

First, life is a constant flow of waves, of ups and downs, and while many of these are joyous, many are painful.

Second, there is nothing you can do to stop this flow.

Third, there is a tremendous opportunity, an infinite range of possibility, within your control, and that is ‘how you will swim’.

Sure, thrashing in anger, waiting for rescue, or drowning in pity, are options.

But so are learning to swim and float with grace, as well as building a boat, and pulling others out of the water. Or even better, teaching them to build their own boats.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s