The Oddities of Life. Reliving life in our Ancestors Footsteps!

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The Destination of Life

What is the meaning of life? That is the million dollar question. A question in which mankind has sought to answer for the ages. While I am not writing this to answer this age old question, I can give some insight into the modern dilemma. As well I may give insight into the meaning of your life.

To get to the root of what our particular purpose is I will start with the family. The average divorce rate in the world right now is over 50 percent, as in America right around 50 percent. This is an issue and life is always attempting to rectify the situation.

Have you ever heard the saying that you marry your father or mother? There are many phrases along these lines for both male and female. This seems to constantly ring true, and I for a while have wondered exactly why, and how this could be. It was not until I started to reflect that I realized a unique possibility. It seems that when soul mates separate in life, life gives them another chance to unite.

We have the unique ability to relive our ancestors mistakes. However time and time again we inevitably make the same mistakes in life. Why is this? Generation after generation following the same misery as the next. This is where cycles of time come into play. I always say that we have the illusion of control in life, however there are only very few points where change is really possible. We all come to a fork in the road, that is our choice we have. Yet time and time again we choose the same path as our parents. When we come to a fork in the road we only have a few things to go on, these things all derive from childhood. We imitate our parents, thus we continue to make the same choices when these two paths are presented to us. Even when you know this all to be true, the odds of making the same mistakes are highly probable. This is most likely because we follow what we have been taught. The ability to retrain your brain is very difficult, and only the strongest minds have the ability to do this. The best way to know the future is to know the past, this rings true because everything we do comes back around eventually. This is where cycles of time come into play.

Reliving Our Parents Mistakes

Have you ever heard the saying that you marry your father or mother? There are many phrases along these lines for both male and female. This seems to constantly ring true, and I for a while have wondered exactly why, and how this could be. It was not until I started to reflect that I realized a unique possibility. It seems that when soul mates separate in life, life gives them another chance to unite.

We have the unique ability to relive our ancestors mistakes. However time and time again we inevitably make the same mistakes in life. Why is this? Generation after generation following the same misery as the next. This is where cycles of time come into play. I always say that we have the illusion of control in life, however there are only very few points where change is really possible. We all come to a fork in the road, that is our choice we have. Yet time and time again we choose the same path as our parents. When we come to a fork in the road we only have a few things to go on, these things all derive from childhood.

We imitate our parents, thus we continue to make the same choices when these two paths are presented to us. Even when you know this all to be true, the odds of making the same mistakes are highly probable. This is most likely because we follow what we have been taught. The ability to retrain your brain is very difficult, and only the strongest minds have the ability to do this. The best way to know the future is to know the past, this rings true because everything we do comes back around eventually. This is where cycles of time come into play.

Changing the Cycles of Time

Like I said earlier we have the illusion of control, we truly only have a few opportunities to create true change in our lives. Cycles come in different lengths. There are really short cycles of, medium cycles which come 7 to 8 years or more, and then deep cycles of time which go back thousands of years. We will focus on the short cycles and the life changing medium cycles of time. Short cycles are not as important as the medium cycles. If you are in a rut, a bad relationship the medium cycle is where true life altering change is possible.

The bad thing about this is the fact that these cycles only present a short window of opportunity for change. Typically you will have a month at the most to incorporate the right choices for life altering change. The window will close quick so if you are looking for a new direction for your life you have to jump on it. If you look back through your life surely you will start to see how this all rings true. If you have ever had an old friend pop back in your life when your stuck in a bad relationship, or a new job opportunity present itself when you felt you would never get anywhere in your current job; then you know you only have a brief opportunity to incorporate change in your life. The universe is beautiful enough to present these opportunities of change, however the choice is ours.

True Life Changing Paths

It is not easy to break the mundane cycle of life. We will find ten thousand excuses to choose the same easy path that we were taught. Even if these paths lead to misery and we know it, it just seems to be easier to do what we know, then to explore the unknown. We truly fear the unknown and this will always hold us back from true happiness. This is why we are socially conditioned to learn that happiness is a myth.

We always will find the excuses to keep us content, excuses like I have to much invested in this current job, or we are going to stay together for the kids. Even if this means a miserable job and the kids suffering and seeing a long cycle of pain and misery, showing them that true happiness is unattainable on this spinning rock. I will always maintain that we have no control over life, and the choices we have are few. We have periods of time where change is possible, however far to many of us allow these windows to close and make the excuse that happiness is a myth created in a movie. When the chance for true happiness comes around what will you do? Make an excuse, or accept the fact that the window for a new life is brief and when that opportunity comes, it will come with true happiness.

Those who tamper with this brief opportunity will find that happiness, however when it comes down to it we will all go back into what we know, and most of what we know is pain and misery. So what are you going to do when the window opens? I would suggest doing something spontaneous, something radical, because in the end we only live this life once. So why hold yourself back, if your already thinking of excuses then you are lost, however you will have another opportunity, perhaps in 7 to 10 years. Is that a long time to live a content life? Well only time will tell, until then live, love, and watch for your window.

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natures47friend 4 years ago from Sunny Art Deco Napier, New Zealand.

This is great! I am always full of excuses which usually revolves around lack of money. Procrastination is not a great thing, is it?

Voted up and awesome.


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steve8miller 4 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton Author

Yes money is a big issue and always seems to come back and make my life much harder. Money is actually driving me to a life that is ultimately going to bring me down. I only wish I could catch a break and get some good money sometime.


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htodd 4 years ago from United States

This is great post nice...voted up


C.Miller 3 years ago

Money comes when we work hard and invest for our future - nothing comes easy that is worth having.


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steve8miller 19 months ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton Author

I have removed this hub because I didn't know if I really captured any real direction with it? You tell me I see it got some comments so I put it back up.

To C. Miller.

Money comes when we work we know. But placing your faith in money is not wise when you consider the banks hold your future. I know father that God holds mine. I will not slave to give to the rich. Maybe I wish I lived in your time when the economy was great and everyone made good money at the job they chose. These days the typical job is serving you food. I think to sit here and serve you truth is more important and I should receive funding for bringing others to Christ.

While you were working I was raising myself in a world you could never have fathomed as a child. So we have fundamental differences. We are simply a microcosm of the vastness of this issue throughout America and abroad. I really am glad I was raised when I was as I see from you what does not work.

You tell me these things while you walk through life like a hamster in a wheel. What about when the economy collapses? What about when all has fallen and you forgot how to survive without nothing? This is when you will come back to me and I will gladly help you and teach you how to survive with nothing.

I know I would never act as you have in my life. Seeking one virus after another which drains the life from you. As well now the serpent women you "married?" that seeks to destroy my families very way of life. So you have stolen whats mine and I agreed because you have more money and the family just seems to look on at this atrocity. I certainly love you and forgive you but wow sometimes I think people are simply insane. Preaching one thing while doing another.

I wonder if you even read this honestly. I have a decent living and I am not a mad slave abusing people. I feel sorry for people who have to work their life away and never see their family. Ever check the divorce rate which is over 50 percent? It is all of our fault this happens what if family stepped up to ensure the children had two proper parents who are actually there to raise them. I am done its like talking to a stone, I am sure others know what I am saying. This void between generations is surely going to backfire on the world unless people wake up.

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