Things are hard these days. People are losing their livelihoods, industries are shrinking, some industries are disappearing. Costs are high for everything. Taxes, fees, surcharges, etc. are becoming oppressive. Crime occurs at staggering rates. Drugs are everywhere. And can anyone remember the moral decay of society accelerating as quickly as it has in the past few years?
How does one cope? Is there an end to the hopelessness? Will things ever get better? I honestly do not know if things will ever be the same. I believe it will be better, probably sooner than later, however, our country will be changed forever. I continue to believe that
OK, where am I going with this? The bottom line is that we must look at life as a journal, it is an adventure that nobody can take from us. Not all entries in that journal are going to be rosy. Things can be quite difficult. Look at life as your personal journal and understand that we can control many things that are written in the entries. We cannot control them all, so don’t waste energy trying to do so.
Most of all learn something from each journal entry, you’ll be glad you did.