“Maybe so, Maybe not” –

Ever since I read this Chinese Proverb it has put a spin on everything happening around me. It’s all about perspective and how we choose to react. Life is made up of endless possibilities – it’s my own thinking that places boundaries on how far I can go with them. Try to remember that when something happens, there is always another side and be willing to make it your own. Either way, how I choose to perceive something and move forward is my own… “Maybe so, maybe not. We’ll see” ❤ 

Chinese Proverb —

 A farmer and his son had a beloved stallion who helped the family earn a living. One day, the horse ran away and their neighbors exclaimed, “Your horse ran away, what terrible luck!” The farmer replied, “Maybe so, maybe not. We’ll see.”

A few days later, the horse returned home, leading a few wild mares back to the farm as well. The neighbors shouted out, “Your horse has returned, and brought several horses home with him. What great luck!” The farmer replied, “Maybe so, maybe not. We’ll see.”
Later that week, the farmer’s son was trying to break one of the mares and she threw him to the ground, breaking his leg. The villagers cried, “Your son broke his leg, what terrible luck!” The farmer replied, “Maybe so, maybe not. We’ll see.”

A few weeks later, soldiers from the national army marched through town, recruiting all the able-bodied boys for the army. They did not take the farmer’s son, still recovering from his injury. Friends shouted, “Your boy is spared, what tremendous luck!” To which the farmer replied, “Maybe so, maybe not. We’ll see.”

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