It’s not about the bird seed

We live in a world of cause and effect.  If I put birdseed in the bird feeders, the birds will come, right?  And if they don’t come, well, that’s a disappointment.  After all, I don’t put seed that I’ve paid good money for (and protect from the mice in the garage, I might add) so I can sit on my patio and look at the seed.

Let’s be honest.  This is how we do much of life.  I know I have certain expectations—probably too many and some that are w-a-a-a-y too entitled compared with the rest of the global population.  But if I pay for something, I expect to get what was advertised.  If I exercise and eat healthy, I expect the scale to bow to my expectations.  (Okay, so it’s not a perfect analogy…) Continue reading “It’s not about the bird seed”