Patterns, Patterns, Patterns!

Life is full of patterns, and those patterns give us much comfort…until there is a deviation from the pattern.  The question becomes, how do you choose to respond when there is a deviation?  You cannot always control the patterns themselves, but you do always have control over how you choose to respond to those patterns, or deviations from the patterns, whichever the case may be.

Your emotional state at the time is going to determine how you respond to that deviation.  Are you going to trust that it will still work out in some joyful manner, even if it is different?  Are you going to jump to the conclusion that life as you know it is now over and you might as well give up?  Or, are you going to land somewhere in the middle of those two extremes?

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