Before I forget, our writing friend Scott is launching a new writing class. Here are the details if you're interested. http://www.sleye1stories.com/2012/10/new-weekly-writing-class-coming-to.html He also offers an online writing class which I'm a part of and love.
With that said, this week I've had to realize that there are some
circumstances you cannot control in life. Someone very dear to me is losing his
eyesight. He's not even thirty yet. I don't write this for sympathy, I'm just
trying to understand it. This guy is tough; he was two belts away from a black
belt. Yet, his retina is detaching. He had to give up his karate dream to fight for his
All the while, I sit here and think about our own dreams. My friends, there
are something’s that are out of our control. The only way through the trial is
to keep moving and embrace a positive attitude.
We all have faced something freaky. I guess the trick is to learn from the
freaky. Our struggles make us a fighter and this is something to be treasured.