“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” — Alphonse Karr
Each of us possesses a particular view on life and the world which is tinted by all the experiences we’ve collected throughout our existence on the planet.
We can share a moment and react in totally opposing ways.
I used to think there was one truth. Now I know there are many, and they are achieved through perspective.
Have you ever discussed a childhood event with a sibling? If so, did you agree? Did one of you see it one way, the other totally different? Share in comments if you’d like. I’m finding perspective an interesting topic these days.
Renee Johnson is the author of Acquisition, and The Haunting of William Gray. She is currently working on a Young Adult novel, while editing a suspense novel which has international flair–an homage to her love of travel and foreign food. She lives on a farm in North Carolina with her husband, Tony Johnson, and two very spoiled German shepherds named Hansel and Gretel.