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Folklore, Fairy Tales, Myths And Legends From Around The World

Folklore, Fairy Tales, Myths And Legends From Around The World

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Published by David Veto
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Published by: David Veto on Jan 05, 2012
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 ==== ====Folklore, Fairy Tales, Myths And Legends From Around The Worldhttp://db5dfavfgnd10w14j--8pa-c6v.hop.clickbank.net/  ==== ====I don't know about you, but as I take stock of my life and the things I have being through, I wishthings should have been rosy and cozy. "Why can't lady luck smile at me," I wondered. "Why can'tthe fairies of Serendip show up with their encouraging words and magic wand to end all myproblems?" Yes, life is full of paradox. At a distance, it is not a bed of roses. However, on close observation,life is like a rose--rich in color contrast, harmony, beauty, ironies, twists and turns. (See my article,the Roses Will Bloom Again). Because suffering introduces a man to himself and creates a philosopher out of the human spirit, Ican't help but think about two words: Luck and Serendipity. These words appear like recurring signposts in our life's journey. They are different words and yet related in concert and concept. What is Luck and who in the world is Lady Luck? I will give you a definition and a description. The Dictionary defines Luck as the fortuitoushappening of fortunate or adverse events; fortunate. In short, luck is when good and unexpectedthing happen to you like winning a lottery. This is the fuel behind the popularity of state lotteriesand get-rich-quick schemes all over the internet and beyond. Yes, human nature is reward-oriented and risk-evasive. At the same time, you probably hear people talking about Lady Luck.Well, according to legend and myths, Luck is the ancient Egyptian god of good fortune. She isprobably a goddess and that may be why people call her Lady Luck. I guess the begging question is: "Do you believe in luck or destiny?" Well, I believe in God and notLuck. However, luck plays a role in the affairs of men. And that my destiny is shaped by mydecisions based on my mental programming. On the other hand, Serendipity is a faculty while Serendip (the root word) is a place. Serendipity isdefined as the faculty of making fortunate and unexpected discoveries by accident. Like the caveman throwing stones together and discovering the spark of fire. Serendip is best illustrated withthe folklore of the fairies of a town called Serendip. Before the middle ages when serfs ruled Europe, there was a farmer who lived in a ranch with hisfamily. One day, his son was riding one of the farmer's horses and fell off the horse and broke hisleg. The horse ran away. The farmer was angry and devastated for the son's injury and the loss of his horse. While broodingover his agony, the three Fairies of Serendip appeared and told the farmer that something goodwill come out of his misfortune. The farmer could not believe it and dismissed the talk as one of

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