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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Friday, June 18, 2021

You can’t always get what you want…….. but you can CHOOSE to like what you get…

One of my children demonstrated this time after time…. So even keeled, SO grateful in every circumstance…. If we asked her what she would like for Christmas (or her birthday, or whatever), she would invariably respond with, “I’m sure that I will like whatever you give me!”

It used to drive me crazy, until I realized just what a role model she was for me and everyone else….

And now that she’s a mother of four, she continues to model it for her kids.

I’m reminded of the old Roger Miller pop song “You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd”
For those of you who (impossibly) don’t remember it, it goes:

“You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd
You can’t roller skate in a Buffalo herd,
You can’t roller skate in a Buffalo herd;
But you can be happy, if you’ve a mind to.

All you gotta do, is put your mind to it.
Knuckle down, buckle down! Do it! Do it! Do it!”

Sooooo, I can’t always get what I want…… but that’s OK! I can be happy if I’ve a mind to!
If I have to Knuckle down, buckle down! I CAN Do it! Do it! Do it!

one day at a time is all it takes!
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