“Facing a fate we cannot change, we are called to make the best of it by rising above ourselves and growing beyond ourselves.”
― Viktor Frankl
We think that we are free, that we decide our destiny. We think that we’re in charge, that we’re the author of our lives.
To some extent we are.
And to some extent we aren’t.
Viktor Frankl, the psychiatrist who penned the words above, was sent (as a young man) to several concentration camps. I can’t imagine this was in his plan for his life.
And yet that is where Viktor Frankl found himself.
Bringing it Closer to Home
I wonder what you’d wanted, and expected for your life.
I wondered what then happened. What derailed you from that course.
Who ripped up all your plans, the plans you’d carefully designed? The plans your dreams had fashioned. Normal – reasonable – good plans.
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