lived and learned
Thalia is tempted by a link in an unending chain of pop-up advertisements.
Urania’s head swivels back and forth. “Nope.”
“Can you believe… we had to tell spider-service-salesman Ian ‘NO’… no less than six times… before he motored back down our driveway on his electric scooter?”
“I give him crehhhh-dit — doing his best to earn a buck!” Thalia sees his effort — and theirs. “Prowwww-d of us for sticking to our ‘no’.
Nia’s thinker swivels up and down. “You’re right. And perhaps we all learned something from our exchange.”
Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking responsibility for your beliefs and judgements gives you the power to change them.
~ Byron Katie