How do You define luck?

Jump to Last Post 1-20 of 20 discussions (20 posts)
  1. Elizabeth99 profile image60
    Elizabeth99posted 7 years ago

    How do You define luck?

    First off do you believe in luck? And second how would you describe it to someone?

  2. poetvix profile image68
    poetvixposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I believe in luck.  I think it is the universe's good energy that accounts for things going my way through no effort of my own.  It's the synchronicity that allows for things turning out happily ever after when logic dictates that simply is not an option.

  3. Seeker7 profile image93
    Seeker7posted 7 years ago

    Yes I believe in luck and I also think you can attract luck to you. I'm sure there are lots of ways to define it, but I guess my favourite would be - something really good or exciting happening when you really expected nothing at all.

  4. vydyulashashi profile image58
    vydyulashashiposted 7 years ago

    Luck is, what happens when you think that it wont.

  5. professionalhub profile image61
    professionalhubposted 7 years ago

    You are lucky if you get what you aspire in life without much efforts and struggle

  6. sunshine90 profile image58
    sunshine90posted 7 years ago

    well i describe it when something you realy want and wish for happen with out any side effect and many difficulty.since that kind of imposible to happen & never till now happen to me so i don"t believe in it that much but i love to think there is such a thing.

  7. bethperry profile image92
    bethperryposted 7 years ago

    I do believe in luck, good and bad,
    How to describe luck? Good luck is finding a gold bar behind the golf ball you lost in a nook of a tree. Bad luck is reaching for the bar and hearing the rattlesnake coiled beside it.

  8. Borsia profile image43
    Borsiaposted 7 years ago

    Luck can go either way; but it is simply what we call it when you happen to fall on one side or the other of statistical anomalies. It is what we call beating, or being beaten, by the odds.

    If the number you picked wins the lottery you have beaten the odds against choosing a random number, hence lucky.
    If you are struck by lighting, bitten by a shark or some other very unlikely event, you have still beaten the odds, just not in a good way.

  9. schoolgirlforreal profile image81
    schoolgirlforrealposted 7 years ago

    Luck doesn't exist. God is involved in everything smile Prayer helps but we don't always get what we want. I have seen my life highly improve thou since I was saved last yr...just sayin. I believe God blesses those who trust in Him. On the other hand, those who need saving...may get bad things to "wake them up"for...why would they pray unless they needed to?? wink

  10. KateWest profile image75
    KateWestposted 7 years ago

    Being open to the universe and allowing magic to happen. Then when bad luck happens, being able to brush it off, knowing something good will come later.

  11. edhan profile image61
    edhanposted 7 years ago

    Yes I do believe in luck.

    Luck to me is accumulation of good Karma & Merits. When you have been doing good things, luck will simply follows you.

    You will be surprised at things going your way with the amount of good Karma accumulated for your good luck.

    I always believe that when a person is doing good things to help others and in return will receive lots of good luck.

    Be yourself and help others whenever you possibly can. Do not ask for anything in return. You will receive your good luck when the time is right.

  12. DRG Da Real Grinc profile image76
    DRG Da Real Grincposted 7 years ago

    In my own case I would define luck as something that would not normally happen to you.

  13. Darrell Roberts profile image73
    Darrell Robertsposted 7 years ago

    There is no such thing as luck, only planned action, un planned action, and no action. Luck is when something happens and people did not see the signs, this is either good or bad luck.

  14. DrMikeFitzpatrick profile image36
    DrMikeFitzpatrickposted 7 years ago

    what appears to be "luck", is likely a lack of understanding of universal laws. while items/events appear to either be fortunate, of unfortunate, in both cases, there is equal balance 50/50 at all times of constant support/challenge.

    no, i do not believe in luck. our inner most dominant thoughts create our outer most tangible reality. more like P.E.A.R Our Perceptions, yield an Emotion, which produces an Action, to give us a Result. great question btw.

  15. Taleb80 profile image82
    Taleb80posted 7 years ago

    "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." ~ Thomas Jefferson

  16. Vinodkpillai profile image79
    Vinodkpillaiposted 7 years ago

    I do believe in luck. I work very hard and have tremendous faith in my abilities but I have on numerous occasions recognized the subtle way in which luck has aided and given me what I did not work for.

    Luck is the inexplicable segment out of your everyday events and experiences. Most often it is not recognized because most of us have a lot of good luck and our ego colors our judgement to take credit for even that which did not flow out of our efforts.

    Luck is always acknowledged by anybody who goes through a prolonged period of adversity. I have seen that even the most stoic believers in logic and self-effort start recognizing the luck factor at such times. Unfortunately at other times there is no logic that can convince a disbeliever about the role of luck.

  17. Dee aka Nonna profile image79
    Dee aka Nonnaposted 7 years ago

    Preparation meeting opportunity creates luck--this rule is for the vast majority of us.  There are people who do nothing and seem to be very lucky...hard to explain that.  I think I have been fairly lucky but I also know that I made sure I was ready when the opportunity presented itself.

  18. Richard Craig profile image75
    Richard Craigposted 7 years ago

    I believe in luck.  Luck is what happens without your control or sometimes awareness.  For example, if you dropped £20 on the average street without your knowledge, that is unlucky.  If you were to later realise this and go back to that street and it's still there, that's lucky.

  19. ratikagaur profile image60
    ratikagaurposted 7 years ago

    well..i strongly believe in destiny....and i feel that luck is only a manifestation of it in the form of a blessing from god..

    thus to say...yes, i in a way do believe in luck...however i demarcate myself from those who say that they STRONGLY believe in luck..

    and as far as defining luck is concerned..i define it in terms of what it is not...luck is not that what you get even when you don't deserve it...

    rather luck is a push that leads you to achieve what you truly deserve...probably that why i call it a blessing of god!!

  20. penlady profile image61
    penladyposted 7 years ago

    I don't believe in luck as much as I do something being God's will.  In other words, what people call good luck is really God's blessing - that's my opinion.

    As for bad luck, I think that's just more tribulations.  And this is something we will all have whether or not you bring it on yourself.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com 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: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
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 googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
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)
Marketing
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.
Statistics
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)