"Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you," said the wisest of wise men. "The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon."



('The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho)




Thursday, June 07, 2012

Advice?

"I'm just ringing you up to see what you think I should do," says Younger Daughter after outlining a situation.
"I really don't think you should do it," say I.
"Oh I'm definitely going to do it," comes the reply.
So why ring me? I wonder as I put the phone down...


7 comments:

  1. I have a daughter too so can empathise...!

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    1. We should have support groups, Gaynor!

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  2. All that training to be a counsellor - nice to see you putting what you learnt into practice. Most impressive.

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  3. Yes, but wouldn't she have been happy if you'd agreed with her.

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  4. Not sure really, Cro. Sometimes I think she just likes to disagree. ;)

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