11 Sep 2021, 11:00 — 4 min read
How funny it would be to see an anxious caterpillar, worrying about what it would become, never realising that there is nothing it can do or not do to become something beautiful.
We humans stress, plead, worry, doubt and complicate. We jump to conclusions and read everything as good luck and bad luck. So, if you are someone who believes the Universe is out to get you, maybe this blog will change that belief.
My recent spate of experiences made me understand not to label every incident as good or bad luck. I learnt that it is all about perspective, patience and faith that ultimately what is right for us will happen. We have to just keep going.
I am sharing this with the hope that someone will start looking at their life with a different perspective and level of acceptance.
|Last year my son was slated to go to UK for his further education, had even got a scholarship, but Covid struck and the plan was cancelled.||Bad Luck|
|Due to this he took up a job and learnt better what he would like to specialise in and found a suitable institution in Canada.||Good luck|
|Due to Covid, the VISA processing was delayed and we had to cancel the flight originally booked for him.||Bad luck|
|His friends took a flight via Mexico, but he couldn’t.||Bad luck|
|The students who took the Mexico route were stranded at another location for 36 hours. He was saved from that ordeal.||Good luck|
|His friend found a temporary accommodation, but we couldn’t find anything suitable.||Bad Luck|
|Extended family in Canada offered him to stay with them while he finds a suitable place.||Good luck|
The Luck Swing!
It was a roller coaster ride of feeling happy and upset, till he finally reached his destination. Each time there was a setback, we would all get in the mode of “Why me?”. Each time something went well we ‘whooped’ with joy.
Putting it all in perspective, here are some things we learned during this journey:
Our journey is about our lifetime effort and not just about the individual events along the way. Let us have faith that we are meant to transform to reach our full potential.
Also read: Overcome your self-limiting beliefs
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