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Dec 21, 2023

"We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen." --Paulo Coelho

The Bridge We Were Meant To Cross

"My brother and I were driving home together and became engrossed in a conversation. Because of this distraction, my brother took a wrong turn. Unfortunately, the wrong turn took us towards a bridge and we had no way to turn back. Grudgingly, my brother paid the bridge toll and drove on. He was clearly frustrated by the mistake and the needless waste of $4. We eventually reached an exit slip-way and, as we took it, my brother noticed a beat-up black Mustang pulled over to the side of the road. A young guy was standing nearby trying to phone someone. I was busy trying to figure out which way we went next but my brother pulled over and asked the guy if he needed any help. And he did. He had a flat tire and needed a wrench to get it off. My brother gave him a wrench, then proceed to help him change the flat. We started getting to know the young man ..."


Look for unexpected possibilities in the next setback or 'wrong turn' that you encounter.