As a child I learned very early on that we don’t have choices. That as the adult we get to choose, but we must choose wisely.
We don’t get to choose how our parents bring us up, but we do get to choose how we use their choices to better ourselves. That we can’t choose the behaviour of others, but that we are instrumental in choosing how we behave towards others.
I learned that the things we choose to ignore because they’re too hard for us to deal with, are the very things we need to deal with. That those things are meant for us.
That we don’t consciously choose to get ill, but that we do unconsciously create the conditions by ignoring our experiences that continue to hurt us. I also learned that we don’t consciously choose to be a victim, but that we do become victims when we choose not to take control and instead rely on our conscious decisions.
That the sooner we make our own choices, the sooner our lives will change. That our circumstances might never be right but we still have choices that need to be made. That our lives are a creation of our choices and that if we don’t like our choices, we must make different choices.
That no matter what the experience, we get one life, it’s important we find a way through. We deserve to come through.