Setting the Stage for A Fresh Start – Daily Quote

Jo Hawk

in-a-mood-of-faith-and-hope-my-work-goes-on.-a-ream-of-fresh-paper-lies-on-my-desk-waiting-for-the-next-book.-i-am-a-writer-and-i-take-up-my-pen-to-write.-pearl-s.-buck

Lately, I have felt controlled by external forces. Other people’s agendas supersede my plans, snarled traffic slows my progress, malfunctioning appliances waste precious time, and betrayed by the flu, I wonder if I am fighting a losing battle. I seem to confront a brick wall, no matter which way I turn. I could continue to bang my head against that dense and immovable obstacle, or I can find the key that will allow me to break free.

Walking amid chaos is stressful, but trying to resolve what we cannot control often makes matters worse. As difficult as it might be, sometimes we are better served by accepting the circumstances, and letting go. This doesn’t mean we like, condone, or approve of the situation; it just means we realize there is no workable method for changing things today. Instead of engaging in battles we cannot win, it may be more helpful to keep…

View original post 71 more words

2 thoughts on “Setting the Stage for A Fresh Start – Daily Quote

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s