Drink This Cup

Sometimes life serves us a cup. When the cup is sweet, we drink and we feel justified. Ahhh, I deserved that!

But when the cup is bitter, what then? Do we resist? Do we drink and swallow hard? There are answers to this question, but they are usually disguised or perceived as being religious. We need to address and accept the wisdom without having to join  a church or align with someone else’s dogma. There is so much to be gained, and we would not need to run away from pain. Even Jesus asked that question before submitting to the Roman execution.

About hamiltonstation

I spent a few years as a small boat officer with the U.S. Navy in the Western Pacific, then worked 35 years as an automation engineer, followed by 8 years in a public high school as a special needs educator, 3 years as a kayak guide for a cruise ship on the Great Lakes, and currently in my 10th year as a ocean kayak guide for a large outdoor corporation in Maine. For 30 years, I have been volunteering in maximum security prisons, helping inmates with literacy, developing of the spiritual side of personality, and learning mature social skills - all to eventually assist with their future re-integration into society. My wife and I have 2 adult children, currently live near the New England coast and are avid sea kayakers.
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