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When Life Hands You Lemons

I like lemonade.  Especially on a hot and dusty day.  The sweetness is just enough to please my palate - the tartness is enough to cleanse it.   But when life hands me lemons, I don't want lemonade.  I just want to chuck them at someone.   The whole idea that life is suppose to be "sweet", is just messed up.  Don't get me wrong, I would love to enjoy a carefree life without any worries or problems.  The problem is, that's a problem.  It isn't real.   If you desire to live the "sweet" life, you're just setting yourself up for a disaster.  The harder you try, the greater your disappointment.  Now I am not advocating that you lower your standards.  I am advocating that you take a realistic assessment of life and understand it's ups and downs.  So let's look at a few of them.  Privileges are not rights.   We have the right to pursue happiness, we do not have the right to demand it.  If someone didn't make you happy, it's not the