If something is inevitable, when would you like to know?
Could be health. Employment. Relationship. That great new idea, project, invention, marriage, house, move, vacation – might not work out.
If outcome is inevitable, would you rather experience it in its completeness, its fullness, its joys and trauma drama, or simply have someone hold up the stop sign/palm of NO, don’t go there?
We make plans. Change them. Adopt them, abandon them, re-write them, re-invent them and realize, we are each much bigger, better, more complex than any planning exercise could envision. The way that things work, is that they work. They work out. We so often think that they won’t but they do. Which might lead some people to believe there is a plan.
Nothing is inevitable, there is no plan.
There is capability.
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 1C/34F, a few clouds, still very dull – we took a different route; I drove to the car-shop, and we walked back. Gusta suddenly stopped by a ravine bounded by bike path, shopping center, busy road – she was in awe. Deer stood frozen, soon I saw 7 in all, 1 buck and his family of 6 does – looking scared and confused, fantastic camouflage.
I am Honduran and have lived in Canada and other places over the last 25 years. I live in Toronto with my family. My husband is now experiencing some health challenges and so I am always looking for inspiration to survive our journey. Not sure how I got one of your emails and have become a fan! I am clearly looking for words of comfort, which I always find in your reflections. Thanks for that!, LC, Toronto, ON