Looking back on Election Day
We don’t always get what we want out of life. All we can do is try, but things don’t always go in our favor.
I was very optimistic about this election. One of the candidates running for a seat at the Senate got a lot of attention from all over America, especially from many celebrities. They took to social media to encourage their followers to vote for this particular candidate. So, I did that. Did he win the seat at the Senate? The answer is “no,” but there is always the next election. I hope all of you had a chance to vote.
I had such a great Election Day. My friend Kelly and I went for an early upper body workout at our local health club. Afterward, despite the long line, I went to do my duty as a citizen. I visited the polls.
Ok, I want my blog to be a happy place for all of you! I always promote and share positive things and thoughts. However, sometimes in life, we seem to encounter people who, for various reasons, are not very happy and positive. I’m sharing this great quote from my latest article, “In the Moment:”
The Dalai Lama wrote a book called The Art of Happiness. In it, the Dalai Lama said this:
“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
At the voting location we chose, I was busy scanning the room. I always do that. It is just an old habit that I learned while growing up in a big city. I noticed one of the volunteers in charge of checking drivers licenses getting annoyed with the voters. She appeared to be very stern, and not very friendly. A gentleman went up to ask her a question and, with a negative and unpleasant attitude, she told him to go somewhere else and just wait. Let us not forget that the majority of the voters were coming to vote straight from work.
It was frustrating to watch. Why can’t we get along? Why do people choose to volunteer, but have a negative attitude? As I mentioned in my article, being grumpy nowadays seems to be the “new classy”. Needless to say, regardless of the grumpy volunteer, it turned out to be a great day.
The latest rumors on the web say that Beto may run for President in 2020. Time will tell. Until the next election, America. How was your election day? Share your comments below.
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