Saturday Morning Deep Thoughts

Have you ever thought that life is a series of challenges punctuated with sporadic moments of happiness. My sister moved to North Carolina three months ago into a new home and had to evacuate because of Florence. Miraculously upon return, the house was untouched by the flooding. So how do we look at this event. Should it be considered in a postive way or in a negative way? It all depends in your perspective.

And if your perspective is a positive one, you will consider what happened in a positive, lucky, and miraculous way. In philosophy, a point of view is a specified or stated manner of consideration, an attitude how one sees or thinks of something, as in “from my personal point of view”. This figurative usage of the expression as attested since 1760. In this meaning, the usage is synonymous with one of the meanings of the term perspective.

What a great quote. But it’s as simple as that. The benchmark is you. I started a new program and changed my diet by reducing carbs and increasing protein. It’s not keto because it includes fruit, but it is already working despite the carb withdrawal flu like symptoms. Five pounds in a week – not a bad start and my pants are looser. Progress.

Education without action is entertainment. To know and not to do is not to know. Life teaches us lessons; sometimes we learn and shift gears, other times we repeat our mistakes.

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