coincidence: a remarkable concurrence of events which have no apparent causal connection with each other. fate: the development of events, beyond a person’s control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power. Everything happens for a reason, doesn’t it? Growing up with a strict religious background it was something that was just understood. It was God … Continue reading Coincidence or Fate?
Life is a series of actions and reactions, the interactions between us and others, between us and our surroundings, and between us and our own minds. We wrestle with decisions every day, fighting against thoughts that could tend to derail us. We have expectations that we strive to achieve, provided we actually believe they are … Continue reading This Is Acting
“We make our own fortunes and we call them fate.” ~Benjamin Disraeli How is it that opportunities seem to happen more when we least expect them? I’ve noticed that when we finally give up on something is usually when it happens for us, and sometimes it’s too late to truly change anything, but on occasion … Continue reading Married to Fate
I don’t throw clothes away, no matter how tattered and worn they’ve become. I have a t-shirt from 1998, a lovely orange one that was always big on me, but I love it, because it’s like a nightshirt at times. The bright orange that it used to be has faded to more of a burnt … Continue reading The Fate of Clothing
In William Shakespeare’s epic tale of hate (and some infatuation as well), Romeo and Juliet, he paints his title characters as ultimate victims of fate. Indeed, in a famous line in Act III, the hero himself (and I use that term loosely) utters the following phrase, “O, I am fortune’s fool.” This aligns himself utterly … Continue reading “O, I Am Fortune’s Fool”