Do you believe in luck? I grew up in a family with a mother steeped in superstition and she was forever on the prowl for lucky chances. Perhaps because she believed her life was so luck-less or maybe it was linked to her alleged gypsy heritage. Knock over the salt and she was flicking three pinches over her left shoulder. Walk past a statue of a Buddha and you had to rub its belly and make sure it was facing East. God help the child that put new shoes on the kitchen counter and may your forsaken soul find redemption if you opened
Browsing tag: Arthur Schopenhauer
"Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour."
'Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.' Arthur Schopenhauer