Man’s romance with uncertainty since times unknown has kept him from proclaiming himself the master of this universe. Science may have made a lot of progress but still our future is dark . By dark I do not mean the darkness because of power cuts but I am referring to the uncertainty that we have about future . I simply mean that no one knows what tomorrow has in store for him . we are all equal in that regard, god has given uncertainty to all rich or poor ,fat or slim , no one knows the future . we keep guessing and expecting the best to happen to us . In short, all our actions are to safe guard our future but still the vagueness remains . we have invented many ways to entertain ourselves with the assurance of safe tomorrow. We have palmistry , we have astrology, we have taro and so on and so forth . but none can tell us what the future has in store for us .One of my friends died two days after an astrologer said he would live for hundred years .This reminds of a story my granny had told me .
Once a boy went to a palmist to know his future . The palmist said your future is in dark as there is no fate line on your hand .The boy went back very sad . He thought for days to improve his future. Few days later he returned to the palmist and asked where the fate line was on the hand. the palmist explained the position of the fate line on the hand. The boy went back and traced the fate line with a blade on his palm. He then went back to the palmist and asked him his future. The palmist replied “son you are the master of your own destiny. The boy was surprised he asked “ But you had said my future was in dark ”, the palmist replied “As it is, you are the master of your destiny, but earlier you did not have the spirit to ensure a bright future for your self ,now you have the spirit to ensure the best life for yourself”. The boy went on to become a very successful person. The moral of the story is we reap as we sow, we are what we plan for our self . But when we fail, instead of understanding that our efforts were not proper we choose to blame it on the stars as it is the easiest thing to do .There are people who follow all sorts of rituals to get the stars to favor them but sadly no star favors them and they waste their life without putting in proper efforts to achieve their goals in life . In short some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run only half way to meet it and forget that good luck was standing with open arms to greet them at the finish line .
To be the master of our own destiny we have to put forth the best effort .Only then can we understand the concept of luck . Only then can we understand that people always call you lucky when you act more sensibly than they have .