Not Everyone Can Be A Prima Ballerina

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What we get when we DON’T get what we wanted…

Written by Wendy Keller, not a prima ballerina

Has your life turned out the way you’d hoped? Or somewhere along the path, did you take a fork in the road and it ended up sticking you in the gut?

Yeah, that’s pretty typical.

One of my brothers called me last weekend, really annoyed that yet another law enforcement department in his state turned down his job application. Last year, around his 43rd birthday, he decided he wants to be a cop.  Problem is, most agencies limit applicants to 38 or younger. This is the fifth time he’s been refused. I am the big sister, so I said, “Well, it’s too late for me to become a prima ballerina, too.  That’s sad.  So what will you do now?”

If you don’t get what you wanted, what do you have?  You have…

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