Rain day
Rain day

Like everyone, I want things to be different than they are. Today I wanted it to be sunny and warm, and I wanted this flower to be sitting pretty wherever it came from.

I also want money, motorcycles, cars and houses. And I want to live forever, but that probably won’t happen.

Lao Tzu said: “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”

Alrighty then, when that day comes I’ll go to the bank, pick up a new pickup (must be white) and hop on a 2017 Honda Africa Twin to look for a house on a lake. I just hope it won’t be raining.

3 thoughts on “Wanting Things to be Different

  1. Thought provoking post. I have always enjoyed this quote. Maybe enjoyed isn’t the proper word. I have always wished I could be different from the way I am and live this quote. The flower makes me sad – fallen in the rain – but excellent photo. peace always

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