Do You Want to Have It Made????

@bird123 (10328)
United States
August 20, 2010 9:40pm CST
Seems like people all over the world want only one thing. They want an easy life. I asked a friend what their goal in life was. They replied to make life easier. Further, we all want God to get us that easy life. We all want to have it made. Should life be brought to the point when the only thing important to us is to have it easy???? Isn't there much more to life than easy?? I have found that few things really worthwhile come easy. Surely we should all strive for worthwhile things. Would you go through great adversity so that someone else will see or understand?? Would you go through great adversity just to help someone else????
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7 responses
• United States
21 Aug 10
Oh gosh I would hope not as if we have no challenges then what is the point of striving for more. I know I am one that does no plea to God to give it easy to me, I am willing to work as hard as I can just to be able to strive on the basics and well if I accomplish more than it would be a great payoff as my efforts would have been earned.
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
22 Aug 10
Yes, I can tell you will accomplish much more in life. Aim high. I know you can reach that. Thanks for all your comments!!
• Philippines
21 Aug 10
there's nothing wrong if people want a simple life or wants it easy. Actually, if you have plans more than the expected and failed to attain it it's a great lost. But if you ask for an easy life and attain much of it is a greater success you have. Some people tend to push on something but incapable of doing it's a failure. Some people don't forget to thank and praise God for the graces received.
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
21 Aug 10
I guess that depends on how one defines success. One can achieve great success even through failure. If we aren't brave enough the reach beyond our comfort zones, can one ever reach the overcoming of the greatest challenges?? Live life to the fullest. Make the value of overcoming the challenges greater than the possible failure. Be determined for nothing can stop that. All failure is a great success when one learns from it. Thanks for all your comments!!
• Philippines
21 Aug 10
in order for us to make the best in our lives is to strive..having an easy life is lack of adventure, it seems boring after all.
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
21 Aug 10
I have to agree. It might be ok for a break but without a good challenge, what have you really done. Thanks for all your comments. Yes, the Adventure continues!!!
@jhyan007 (467)
• Philippines
21 Aug 10
...it's only natural that everyone want to have an easy life..but everything in life is not for free..you have to strive, do your best and if you're patient enough, you claim your reward...also, a the fruit of our hardwork is sweeter than anything...
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
21 Aug 10
Results from our hard work is a sweet thing indeed,food for the soul. To get there one must do Something. Easy might be good for a rest but can not bring the results like a good challenge. Thanks for all your comments!!
@sinaj292 (602)
• India
21 Aug 10
nowadays this thing only happening.. all want to make their life easier.. they all are trying for that only... there is no element of society is coming .. we all are thinking about us only... but i think we have to take our society also in to our consideration... If we are taking our society in to our life , then our life may not be easier.... there will be the problems..... i that is life.... we have to help all with out thinking about us..... i think that is the real way to make our life easy..
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
21 Aug 10
It is WE not just ourselves. Society does make all the variables much more complex but it also carries a much wider view and solutions. Learning and growing is not always easy but the results are much much better than simply having it made. Thanks for all your comments!
@vandana7 (56749)
• India
21 Aug 10
Hi bird - the adversities that came into my path were there before I was born, so I kind of had little choice but to follow the route. I could have avoided some of them - may be - by acting innocent and deceptive. But I didnt. I didnt have the lofty ideals like - someone else will see and understand. I doubt if I still have it, but then I still hang on so I guess I do want my story to be told and afterwards others who are in similar situation like me taking a clue to where or how they should be going about it. But for that, I have to find the right solution and for that I am completely dependent upon god. Would I prefer a life without adversities? A few years ago, when I didnt know much - I had kind of wound up everything and there I was - nothing to live for!!! I had enough for food, clothing, shelter, and medicine. If I chose to earn it would only be for jewelry and costly clothes and entertaining false friends and relatives. I faced an ennui, which did make me feel life was empty. But would I court problems for others, I doubt it. I think I have had my fill. Now, I want god to solve my problems, help - I like that song - take my hand precious lord - lead me home.
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
21 Aug 10
By learning to overcome adversity along with solving complex problems, we not only gain wisdom, we become strong. The entire system is set up for learning and growing. God knows what we need to do this. The solutions surround us through people and parameters. It's all in the JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY. Keep your eyes to the light. You will find your way home leading a path for others to follow in your wake. God could never do without you. Keep unconditional love in your heart for everyone to learn by. Thanks Vandana7 for all your comments!!
@Pose123 (21671)
• Canada
21 Aug 10
Hi bird, Another good discussion topic. I think we are meant to enjoy life but an easy life is not always the best, in fact I think it would be very boring. As you say few things that are worthwhile come easy. Many people may be seeking an easy life but the universe knows what's best for us. We are here to remember who we are and we can do that best by showing love and compassion for others and yes going through adversity too. Blessings.
@bird123 (10328)
• United States
21 Aug 10
With all the lessons life serves up, we will all acquire wisdom in time. It's a good thing time is limitless for us because there is an awful lot to learn and discover. I think you are right. Always easy would be boring, not to mention defeat the true purpose of life. Thanks for stopping by with all your comments!!