You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
Which road to take?
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
“Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.”
Throughout your life you will be faced with countless choices. Some are simple dilemmas, but you will also encounter choices that could change your life. For each choice you make you have to decide what your highest priority is, and have the courage to say no to things that aren’t leading you towards your goal. If you know what your passion and motivation is, these choices will be easier to make, because you focus on what you are saying yes to instead of what you are turning down.
Sometimes we will also experience that we have chosen the wrong path. No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you can always turn around. Taking a step or two back means nothing in the greater scheme of things, and we learn valuable lessons from making mistakes.