is the grass really greener??
By beautifulswan on April 07, 2014
I am short, I wish I was tall ~I was raised by adult children of alcoholics, I wanted ”normal”parents.(you know the ones who know how to love their kids)~I have sisters they kinda suck we are not friends,I wanted to have a brother or better yet be an only child~I didn’t grow up in church,I wonder what that would have been like surrounded by church folk~I am not popular with the boys,how lucky those pretty girls are ~I am street smart,book smart not so much,boy how great my life would be if I were a genius~I take the high road,(be the better person),Just once I would love to take the low road, stoop to their level.
Being tall has its disadvantages they cannot hide in a crowd,some cannot be fighter pilots,they have their own set of issues.--Having loving parents does not guarantee healthy children,Some feel they cannot live up to those expectations and may have perfection issues, they have their own set of issues—I know people who have brothers and they think they are not so great,I know only children who don’t think they are lucky not to have siblings—they have their own set of issues—Individuals who grow up in church also leave the church and some do not even hear what is being taught,they have their own set of issues—Pretty girls are insecure and sometimes do not get asked out,they have their own set of issues—Being a genius can be daunting, skipping grades, schools not equipped to handle these children, they have their own set of issues—People on the low road are miserable,they have their own set of issues.
Ecclesiastes 6:9-12 (amplified Bible) states: Better is the sight of the eyes [the enjoyment of what is available to one] than the cravings of wandering desire. This is also vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility) and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it Whatever [man] is, he has been named that long ago, and it is known that it is man [Adam]; nor can he contend with Him who is mightier than he [whether God or death]. Seeing that there are [all these and] many other things and words that increase the emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility [of living], what profit and what outcome is there for man? For who (limited to human wisdom] knows what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow [going through the motions but accomplishing nothing]? For who can tell a man what will happen [to his work, his treasure, his plans] under the sun after he is gone?
The grass is not greener on the other side of the fence. Perhaps the shades are different and maybe we decorate it differently but one thing is definitely certain we all have our own set of issues.
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