Frustration is defined as “the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something.”
Even when life feels at its most impossible, the ability to change how we think is always in our control. We may never have complete control over external matters. How foolish it would be to think so, considering that not even logic has control over external matters. Logic, sense, common sense: these things still require an agreement of choice to be utilized.
We often become most frustrated in situations where we allow ourselves to be bothered by others, for their choosing not to embrace how we feel about something. Perhaps from time-to-time we are on the side of truth, but Truth ultimately doesn’t care about sides. Truth is a mute that stands resolute! Right and Wrong are more commonly stances of opinion. Ignorant chatter will never cease, nor will constructive discourse. Unfortunate events will never cease, nor will beautiful moments. Arrogant behavior will never cease, nor will selflessness. If reason is our guide, why waste time being frustrated, when we can be changing our mindset instead to focus our efforts inward – Aiming to stand in the center of the balance beam in silence alongside the Truth we seek.