Showing posts from December, 2011

2011 - 2012

"How was your 2011?

Was it filled with a myriad of experiences? Did the story unfold how you envisioned it? Did you achieve every goal, hit every milestone?

My guess is that it went like this:

In 2011 you experienced joy and pain, sorrow and happiness, surprise and tedium, peace and war, loneliness and friendship, love and anger, abundance and scarcity, success and failure.

I am sure some experiences were really tough, but apart from what you felt, what you went through, I want to encourage you to come to the realization that you were privileged to have life, to experience the human condition, which is the greatest gift of all.

Please don’t look back and feel regret, but be fulfilled that you lived life with all its intricacies, twists, turns, ups and downs.

It is not as important to figure out if you had more ups than downs on the roller coaster of life, but to figure out if you were awake for the ride and tried to enjoy it all the way through.

Sometimes we want something so b…