Those who know me know that I'm always a "glass half full" kind of person. But there are times like this past week when the damn glass gets knocked over and it takes a while to refill it. I appreciate all the kind and sympathetic words many of you have shared and I promise I will get back to my old self soon.
— Erich Fromm
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
— Thomas A Kempis
When we are no longer able to change a situation — we are challenged to change ourselves.
— Victor E. Frankl
That last one is especially true and therefore rubbing me the wrong way this week -- because I know it's true and I have to flow with the river, not struggle against it. I'm not drowning, just flailing.