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  • Writer's pictureHenrietta


It doesn’t matter how much I think I’ve worked it out, life still takes me by surprise

Whether it’s my reaction to something I thought I was “over”, or whether it’s how surprised I am by something someone else has done.

My lesson for today is that I really have no idea what’s going to happen at any time. Whether to me, by me or to or by someone else.

Flexibility, acceptance, seeing all control as an illusion, and recognising that “it is what it is” seem to be the way forward. Thats easy to write and very hard to achieve!

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