Everything has it's time
Of all the things that my grandmother used to tell me, one thing that I find reminding myself again and again is "Everything has it's time."
This I think is very true. No matter how hard you try, some things do not work out until it's 'time has come'. Whether you are trying hard for that coveted job, or whether you are trying to find your life-partner or whether you are trying to have a baby or whether you are trying to get into a university or a college of your choice, there are some things which are just beyond your control.
Life comes with no guarantees, with no certainties. This is something that I can vouch for. Life takes twists and turns that you never even imagined even in your wildest dreams.It has happened to me. It has happened to so many people I know. And perhaps it has even happened to you.
Mostly, when we are going through a troubled time, what we forget is the bigger picture. During such times, an exercise that I find useful is to rewind back three years and see where you were. Don't your worries of that time, seem irrelevant today? Perhaps you worried for nothing?
Time does have a way of taking care of everything.
And if something you longed for hasn't yet come to you, you can be certain it is because there is something better in store and you are being propelled on a path that you otherwise might not have otherwise explored.
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