Is life beautiful or a disaster?

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  1. TruthDebater profile image53
    TruthDebaterposted 8 years ago

    Why do some have the reality that life is beautiful while others have the reality that life is a disaster?

    1. Sassypoetic profile image60
      Sassypoeticposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      God certainly intended for life to be beautiful, just as Adam and Eve lives were.. So once they sinned against God, everything became a total disaster.. Until The heavenly father Jehovah make changes, we will have to deal with life changes... With prayer and faith life can be as beautiful as you make it..

      1. Cagsil profile image82
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        roll

      2. Misha profile image71
        Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Don't speak for others please. I accept that your life is a disaster, but mine is certainly not. Could it be because I don't believe in sky fairies? wink

      3. Prakash T profile image60
        Prakash Tposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Great answer Sassypoetic! I wanted to give exactly the same answer..

    2. kess profile image60
      kessposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Life is bueatiful, perpetual, growing ,for good.

      Who have not seen this do not yet know life, therefore the opposite will be their reality.

    3. kirstenblog profile image76
      kirstenblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      First thought on this (without reading much, just first impulse).....


      I find beauty in disaster (you know a volcano blowing its top is somewhat beautiful, a raging lightning storm is also amazing to behold). I am not sure what all interpretations people would have for that. My feeling is that my life is beautiful, warts and all tongue

      1. Prakash T profile image60
        Prakash Tposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        What about the living things that fall as prey for the disaster. Is that beautiful too?

    4. profile image56
      paarsurreyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi friends

      Life is beautiful; that is why one cares for it so much. One should face the troubles and disasters boldly and come out successful.

      Thanks

      I am an Ahmadi peaceful Muslim

    5. mohitmisra profile image60
      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ying yang- thats life.

      "As much as I laugh I must cry,
      Simple rules of this game before I die."

      "At times I feel like a master,
      The on the other hand an utter disaster." smile

      1. profile image56
        paarsurreyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yes like that the see saw of life goes on.

        Thanks

        1. mohitmisra profile image60
          mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          True parsurrey.

          "At the end to death I must go,
          Finishing a real tragic and funny show."t

    6. starme77 profile image70
      starme77posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Life has ist's ups and downs , but its what you want it to be - if you want it to be a disaster then, it will be - I just went through (and still am somewhat) a major disaster in my life - so I guess you could say - like the song says - every day is a winding road - take the positive out of the negatives and life is absolutly beautiful with a few bumps along the way smile

    7. rebekahELLE profile image87
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I like Einsteins's perspective. 'reality is an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.'

      1. Mark Knowles profile image61
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        And lunch time doubly so. big_smile

    8. kennynext profile image71
      kennynextposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You can find beauty in life and all over the world. you just have to be looking for it.

    9. profile image0
      MrMidNightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      In response to the topic i say life is always 50, 50 because no matter who you are, we all have our ups and downs.......

    10. profile image55
      exorterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      if you are given a big juicy steak enjoy it, if you are given a bowl of beans enjoy that to

      1. Paradise7 profile image85
        Paradise7posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I was thinking the same thing, it's always some of both, and try to stay on the "up" end of things.  The people who have a beautiful life have made it so by being positive, walking with the light.

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          exorterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          amen you said it right

    11. Daniel Carter profile image75
      Daniel Carterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My life was always a disaster until I realized how beautiful and diverse it is. Filled with every range of emotion and so many experiences. Good and bad are almost irrelevant when you consider that you can't appreciate good without bad.

  2. Ohma profile image73
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    My guess would be that it is because everyone's reality is different. My life is not the same as yours.

  3. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    It's all about individual choice and perspective.  I choose to see the beauty and therefore the world before me is beautiful.

    It's all about what you make it. It's always your choice.

    1. Prakash T profile image60
      Prakash Tposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      yes, its all about how you take things that happen to you in everyday life..

  4. Flightkeeper profile image69
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    It's like seeing the glass half empty or half full. I think it's always better to be on the optimistic side.

  5. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    It's like some people are born in a ditch with a donut and others are born in a mansion up on the hill with a golden spoon -the question is, um.  what?  Is this a religious thing? or . . . what was the question - why?  oh.  because God loves some of us better I guess.

  6. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 8 years ago

    KCC and Flightkeeper share my own philosophy here.  Life is what you make of it and your own perceptions and attitudes can turn nearly any situation into disaster or beautiful.  Even the death of a loved one can sometimes be beautiful and good if you choose to make it so.

  7. Sab Oh profile image55
    Sab Ohposted 8 years ago

    I can't believe no one has said it's a "beautiful disaster" yet.

    1. Misha profile image71
      Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I wanted, but then I saw that girl's post and it distracted me yikes

    2. Flightkeeper profile image69
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol

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      DoorMattnomoreposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      darn...I was going to say that!!!

    4. lightning john profile image59
      lightning johnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thats exactly what I was going to post!

      1. earnestshub profile image87
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It has already been said. Don't you guys read all the posts? smile

    5. profile image60
      tommyjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah that sums it up.

  8. Mighty Mom profile image88
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Those seem like extremes, both of which can exist in life.
    You know -- some days/weeks/years you're the pigeon, and some days/weeks/years you're the statue...

  9. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Jimmy Buffet gave the perfect description of life in "He went to Paris":

    Some of it's magic; some of it's tragic.

    1. wychic profile image87
      wychicposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      "Some of it's magic, some of it's tragic, but it's been a good life all the way." My husband's Buffet-stolen mantra smile. I agree that it is a choice day to day...while none of us can stop tragedy, what we do with it and how we learn to overcome it is our choice, and to what degree we let it overshadow our lives is also our own choice. No one can make anyone else happy, you just have to decide that you want to be happy and focus on the positive things in your life.

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    Home Girlposted 8 years ago

    Both, sometimes simultaneously! smile  sad

  11. Sunnyglitter profile image83
    Sunnyglitterposted 8 years ago

    I think that life is both beautiful AND a disaster.  I don't see most things in black and white though; there's always a gray area.  Without pain, there would be no beauty.  If that makes sense.

    1. profile image0
      Kathryn LJposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, sometimes a disaster in your life can illustrate just how great the rest of your life is.  Without the clouds, how would you appreciate the sun?

      1. profile image56
        paarsurreyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hi friends

        I agree with you; tribulation are a part of life.

        Thanks

  12. jacobkuttyta profile image60
    jacobkuttytaposted 8 years ago

    We humans are also like an engine of the train. When the engine made by the engineers, it was designed perfectly well. The engineers designed it to pull the coaches and it is very useful for many people. It was doing its duty faithfully until it rammed in to another train. Many passengers were happy with the engine and reached their destination when it was working ok. The power which was used to operate the engine is also useful. When it derailed and fall into a pit, we cannot blame the engine or its fuel for the fault.  We cannot blame the engine or the power which make the engine work. Whether it is electric power or diesel or coal power, it is perfectly good. Till the engine run on the tract as per the signal it is useful and good. When it goes off the track or jump the signal, it create damage for itself as well as others.

  13. _cheryl_ profile image83
    _cheryl_posted 8 years ago

    ...because each persons reality is exactly how they choose to see it. Regardless of truth and facts in life, the individuals mentality ultimately decides whether or not to accept it as a disaster or something beautiful. Why someone decides to see things one way or another is a result of all of their past thoughts and actions they've chosen to take.

    1. _cheryl_ profile image83
      _cheryl_posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ...btw, Iife for me is absolutely beautiful! smile

 
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