ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Life's Unexpected Lessons- 1: Unexpected Surprises

Updated on April 8, 2012

No Way!!

Oh my God ...
Oh my God ... | Source

Unexpected Surprises

Life has a way of lulling us into peaceful acceptance, being content to wait for the things we are sure will come. As time passes, our confidence grows and we begin to eagerly anticipate events on the horizon yet remain patient, for this has become the norm.

It is usually at this point that Life gives us an unexpected surprise …

As we reel from this new complication thrown at us by Life in our otherwise smoothly sailing existence, often the question arises, “Why?” This is when the reality of the situation hits and a true analysis of what has happened is followed by the dissection of any and all things that led up to this cataclysmic occurrence.

Yet often there is no logical reason; no predictable clue that we missed … it just happened.

At this point, it is often necessary to just accept what is – and many turn to God. Some become angry with Him, curse Him and run from Him. Others simply embrace Him for comfort while trying to heal in His arms. Either way, the fact remains that we turn to Him seeking His infinite wisdom and knowledge.

At these times, answers never seem to come immediately – perhaps it is the shock – and we need to again find patience and acceptance while we allow our head to clear. Over time, we begin to realize that this event did not destroy us; rather, it made us stronger. Looking back in hindsight this often amazes us and we begin to see the beauty laid before us on this new, unexpected path in life. Perhaps this is the true miracle of God’s love …


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • cbella229 profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Thank you so much ... I am so glad you enjoyed it!

    • cbella229 profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Thank you ... it does, doesn't it? Life is funny sometimes!

    • samadaslam profile image

      Samad Aslam Khan 

      6 years ago

      Very brief, very light but very awesome hub. I loved reading it. You wrote this first hub and you wrote a great one. Cbella, following you! Various thumbs up for this nice hub!

    • Courtney L J profile image

      Courtney L J 

      6 years ago


    • urgurl_bri profile image

      Brandi Swieter 

      6 years ago from Holland, MI

      Great picture at the top. ha-ha. Very nice hub and so very true! Everything seems like such a huge deal when you first experience it but later on down the road you realize it wasn't that big of a thing.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)