Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Never Centered

The balance of life teeters back and forth precariously. You know you’ve dipped too far to one side when you are reminded, You don’t realize what you had until you’ve lost it, or too far to the other side when you think, Life can’t get any better than this! How many times have we thought both of those things? We seem to judge ourselves on having the ideal life when we fit in or think we are above those around us. We measure our worth on a brass scale and are upset when we find that we don’t know how to find perfect balance in everyday life. Never give up; for life will continue to give you a handful of good experiences, and a handful of poor ones, it's up to us to find the center.

16 comments:

  1. You give wonderful and wise advice...you're not brain dead at all. :~)

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  2. what a wonderful questioning of what's important in life.

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  3. You have got it right! The balance between too much of a good thing and life sucks is very precarious and it is up to all of us to make the right choices - choices that help with that balance.
    Great advice and wise words!!

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  4. Phew, so true, swings and roundabouts are the order of the day.

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  5. Teetering is the way of life. Good post!

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  6. Good advice. It's easy to fall into the trap of thinking an extreme state (good or bad) is permanent.

    Medieval Europeans saw time as a wheel. We would do well to return to a similar notion. Maybe everyone would be a little more sane.

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  7. Pleasure, pain. The temptation for the former often outweighs the latter consequence.

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  8. I love the header on this blog...the trees and reflections in black and white.
    http://gildorianne.blogspot.com/2010/01/ideal-measure-teeter.html

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  9. Insightful! I enjoyed, thanks to sharing!

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  10. Quite wise, as has been noted elsewhere....

    Balance in all things is the best way.

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  11. measuring on brass scales - that caught my eye and made me think about scales of justice. Justice, fairness, we think it is unfair when bad things happen and that we are getting only what we deserve when good things happen. We are contrary creatures aren't we? Thanks for a thought provoking post.

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  12. Very true! Its upto us to find centre

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  13. Thars wisdom in them thar words! Great post and great use of the 3ww. You can't crest wave if you don't first go through the trough.

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