“Each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one” – Mitch Albom “The Five People You Meet In Heaven”

I never felt so glad to be let-down. Had life given me what I so wanted, I wouldn’t be where I am now. What we want isn’t always what we need or what’s best for us, even if we believe wholeheartedly that it must be. When things don’t work out, it’s so easy to sulk in disappointment, to dwell on “unhappy circumstances” instead of looking ahead to a future moment of understanding where we will be glad we didn’t get what we wanted. It’s hard to imagine such a moment could even exist, but then, somehow, at the right time, it just does. Continue reading “Retrospect” »