you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if
your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is
inconvenience" Robert Fulghum
Today was an inconvenience. I had a doctor's appointment about 40
away. Halfway there I got a blowout in my right front tire.
tire actually did not deflate; it threw a large piece of tread
bent some sheet metal behind the tire as it flew off. After that the
shaking was horrendous and scary.
Luckily I left plenty early for the appointment and had time to change
and still get to the appointment on time. I could have cussed, yelled,
and cried. It wasn't a problem, it was an inconvenience. I quickly
and moved on.
Not every situation is as easily solved or as inconsequential as a flat
the freeway. However if we respond to the smaller inconveniences
calm manner, we will condition ourselves to respond to actual problems
more composed manner.
There are a lot of things in life that hold us back because we believe
a problem. We don't make enough money. We lost our
credit cards are maxed out and the phone will not keep ringing because
In the scheme of things all of these things may hurt, the may worry us,
they are not as much of a problem as they are an inconvenience to our
efforts to live a quality life. If we handle the inconveniences well,
we can handle the problems better.
you take various quotes to heart and think about them, each one can
an insight into success and forward moving change in your life.
especially true of this quote. If we evaluate what we call
problems, we may find that are really inconveniences that we can fairly
easily work through.
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