Sunday, September 15, 2013

If that ship has sailed...

If that ship has sailed don't you think you can get on a speedboat and catch up to it? I always thought that was a possibility, maybe because I'm an optimist. Very few people are very lucky, for others opportunities are few and far between. Don't you think it would be a shame to miss out on something just because you didn't pursue it with your best effort? I think it would be totally tragic.

Life is full of unplanned occurrences, glitches and bumps along the way. Our most perfect plans are vulnerable to unpredictability. You can take this unpredictability as a reason to become hypertensive and fearful of the future or see it as factor of excitement in your life. If everything worked out as planned, then there would be no stories to tell, no problems to solve and perhaps nothing left to talk about! You can't prepare for every challenge beforehand but you can develop the strength and devise a plan to overcome the challenge when faced by it. So back to catching up with our sailed ship; perhaps a helicopter if not a speed boat? Don't have the means for either then how about just swimming? C'mon if Diana Nayd can swim from Cuba to Florida at the age of 64 you can surely do a few strokes too ;)

Exhaust all possible resources before you wave adieu to that ship. And once you do, don't look back knowing that you tried whatever was humanly possible. Don't fret, obsess and regret. Somethings are not meant to....but those that are may not always come easily.

If you have a story to share of how you didn't let an opportunity pass you by, even though you were faced with difficulties, then please share them with me. 

Since our theme was nautical I decided to end this post with a seafood "salad"- maybe it will help you stay in shape for that swim :) Enjoy!