“Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.” Sir Francis Bacon
This quote on imagination illustrates one of the dichotomies of being human. We all have an imagination which lets us be anything we want and we also have a sense of humor for when reality lets us know that we are not super human.
Often, people want to be and do it all and our imaginations might make it so that we believe that those things are possible. We may be a little too optimistic about what we can take on, what we can do and who we can be. However, when we take on too much we invariably can’t do it all and then we may consider that we have failed. … Read the rest