Perhaps you’ve heard it said that life would be a bed of roses if you didn’t have to live it with difficult people.
Roses of course grow on ugly thorn bushes. People (including me) can be real pricks sometimes.
Winston Churchill used to surround himself with very insolent, challenging rule breakers because he believed that it was they who could truly change the world.
Lying in a comfortable bed for too long will make you fat, comfortable and lazy. Perhaps we need to celebrate the difficult people and personalities in our lives and not take their roughness so personally.
Life is a bloody sport full of arguments, hardships, knock downs and occasional victories. I’m not so sure that is a good thing to want things safe and comfortable any more.
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