Never know what you’ll find when you break open a fortune cookie.
Since I’m not usually a fan of this Chinese take-out dessert, I’m not likely to rush over to the bag to crack one open and see what it says about my past…present…or future.
Unlike me, however, my husband and daughter like the taste of fortune cookies and are always curious about their predictions.
When my daughter came across the following in a cookie she opened for me, well…it did seem appropriate for what I was going through at the time.
Avoid agreeing with people merely to keep peace.
In fact, that tiny slip of paper is still in the clutches of my pet tyrannosaurus rex…a little, rubber one which came as a prize in some food product…sitting at the top of my laptop.
Trying to rid my life of unwanted and unnecessary stress these last several years has meant adopting the message in these words. There’s no retracting the time lost worrying over other people’s agendas. Instead, I’ve made a concerted effort to find peace in my own life, ensuring that I can live as happily as is feasible.
I don’t insist others agree with me…just because.
…i do wish them peace, however.
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