Lessons from over-squeezing an orange

February 27, 2013

The trick is always to recognize the lesson, right?
That’s the hard part.
And it’s not just people; it can also be situations.
Life is always evolving and we need to evolve with it.
One minute we think we have a handle on it
and the next minute it’s turned in the other direction.
I’ve been struggling with something for months,
something that started out as fun and then became
more of a burden than a joy.
I didn’t realize it, but I’d already squeezed all the joy there was
out of it and there would be no more.
I kept squeezing, though, because that’s who I am.
Eternally optimistic.
I didn’t want to miss a drop.
Thinking it through honestly, though,
I had to admit that that it would be futile
to keep squeezing.
Time to move on to new adventures
and see what’s behind the next corner.
Because there’s always a new corner.
Life lessons.
Not always easy to recognize.
But always helpful.

5 comments on “Lessons from over-squeezing an orange
  1. Anonymous says:

    Sometimes this is the way I feel about blogging…

  2. Bonnie says:

    I always enjoy your take on things!

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