It was seventh grade. I was 12 years old. Lunch time at school. I don't know how it started, but a few minutes into lunch in the school cafeteria and a food fight erupted. It was total chaos. It was pasta day, so there was a lot of noodles and sauce flying around.
I don't remember all of the details, but I do remember the feeling that my friends and I experienced immediately after. It was fun, yes, but the feeling that stuck with me, a feeling I have rarely felt since, was a
One of the most important lessons I have learned in my life so far is Letting Go. Letting go of the illusion of control.
I don't remember how old I was exactly, maybe my early twenties, but I remember the feeling of my eyes suddenly opening to the fact that I have no control over any other person. It was startling, and although you might assume that it was a depressing realization, in fact, it was a huge relief! I suddenly had a very large weight lifted off my shoulders. Realizing