Age old poetic-prophetic condition: the opposite of my aim occurs. Rumi knew.

After a night of binge-watching movies, a cure to the common over thinker… I found myself in the midst of a hangover from a mood which I did not expect any profoundness – when it hit me on the forehead like a nerf dart. (In comes Rumi ) Who makes these changes?

Who makes these changes?
I shoot an arrow right. It lands left.
I ride after a deer and find myself chased by a hog.
I plot to get what I want and end up in prison.
I dig pits to trap others and fall in.
I should be suspicious of what I want.

-Jalal al-Din Rumi

What it all boils down to? Sometimes even our best intentions can bring us in the opposing direction. This is part of the big experience of our life’s adventures. We can invest money, time, and focus on strategies and personal development, business development, and relationships – and it can go (maybe in an epic way) completely wrong. Perspective is the key, right? Yes, look at what we can learn: maybe what we want is in the wrong wheelhouse? Or maybe an egg is just an egg!

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