Thursday, November 28, 2013

Houston, We Have A Problem

Daily Draw: Thoth Tarot ~ 5 of Cups

The problem? Holidays, too often combined with unrealistic expectations, resulting in chronic disappointment. Which is then carried forward, with interest, into the next holiday.

I'm reminded by this card we need to like our own company before we can appreciate other people's company. Expecting someone else to make the world bright and fulfilled for us is courting sorrow at best, disaster at worst.

"At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets."  ~ Steve Maraboli 1975-

6 comments:

  1. I couldn't agree more. "Luckily" we don't have Thanksgiving here so our first disappointment is scheduled at Christmas :)

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  2. I think the Buddha said when you cease expecting, you have all things. Smart man. :)

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  3. Very, very true.

    Lol @ Ellen's comment :)

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  4. Totally true!!!! I totally agree with you!!!! I think it would be good to commit with ourselves too. And here at Christmas, people eats a lot, toasts, forget everything, like family disputes,etc.; it´s a kind of ceasefire to eat!!!. :) Muchas Estrellas!!!!!

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  5. Totally true! I agree with you! It would be good to commit more with ourselves and other people. Muchas Estrellas!!!

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  6. Ah yes, those unrealistic expectations. Of course, they don't just exist at holidays, but so many people's unrealistic expectations come together at that time, as opposed to the little, day-to-day, one-off unrealistic expectations ;) Hope you manage to move on without regrets...

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