You know what I mean darlings, this learning something new every day.
When I was much younger, and had a whole of uncultivated fabulousness, I thought that one day, I would have it all together. All -as in my life. As in career, finances, family and my man.
Ha! Haha! Please stop reading for 15 seconds while I try to contain my hysterical laughter and go get a tissue.
Life, as it turns out is a series of lessons, tests of character, and moments of exquisitely breathtaking, and sometimes painful beauty.
Dennis Leary had a blunt, but oh-so-marvelously-truthful comedy skit about happiness. At about fifty-five seconds into this video, he nails it. He speaks the truth about happiness as we know it; it is fleeting, so enjoy it while it lasts.
On the flip side, my juicy little niblets, life is agonizing as well. The key is to ride the ups and downs of life more like a carousel than a thundering roller coaster destined for hell.
Life, if anything, is chaos, change, impermanence, and a relentless opportunity to learn that you really know absolutely everything and nothing at all.
So choose joy when you can. Choose mischief and fun, and the occasional sweaty tousle under the sheets when the opportunity arises (ah-hem).
Just remember, what goes up must also come down. And what hits rock bottom generally bounces back up.