How much free will do we really have? Are we born to play a part, rich or poor, black or white, he or she, and do we really have no influence on the path our lives take?
As the years go by and I get to reflect on the experiences of my life, I am coming to the conclusion that the only thing I could ever have really controlled was my feelings. Circumstances came and went in seemingly random fashion. Things would drop out of the blue and turn my life on its head. Not all things I might say, some I can see I engineered entirely, but I could not have foreseen much that happened to me. In my quiet moments, I do wonder if the whole point was for some unknowable to observe the way in which I handled things.
Perhaps all our worries, anxieties, fears and concerns are simply part of an ongoing cosmic performance.
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