Rock in the road

rock in the road


Up until now, there was  a rock in the road of my life,

A rock causing turbulence in the stream of my energies,

One common to all,  Expectations!


Expectations can clog the flow,

They can muddy the waters of our hearts.


Are they not formulated by our thinking and then inform our decisions?

Are not expectations actually illusions, delusions or dreams?  


Some expectations are hopeful and helpful others harmful.

How do we keep them in their proper place?




Acceptance of reality,

Surrender to the truths of life and the moment;

For we can not conform reality to our expectations,

We must allow reality to inform them.


I was told once “expectations are simply  pre-meditated  resentments “.  Something to consider…

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