Pick your battles

There are many bad people and bad situations I come across each day.  It’s like I am about to get out of home to go to Colombo, to find out two dogs are barking at me at the gate. What are my options ?  Take cover, ignore the beasts, carry on with my journey Bark at them, may be bite at them.  (How dare you two !) Most of the time I take option 1. It’s like 90% of the time. But there are 10% of those dogs who will not let me mind my business and don’t let me avoid them. Those are the battles I pick.  Yet remember all dog barking seems to be falling to that 10%. It is not. My biggest challenge is to find that 10%. 90% of the time you get people who don’t trust you, belittle you, say and do back biting. I have found the elixir to let go of them 90%.

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