Change of Perspective

Imagine you’re late for an appointment or that something you’d been looking forward to doing has been delayed or canceled. Chances are the immediate feeling is being upset. Perhaps you’re even dumping your own frustrations out on everyone around you (including the poor barista who can’t seem to catch a break). Then you receive word that there’s been an accident, a tragedy, or natural disaster that you would have been right in the center of had things gone your way. How does this change your perspective? This Reader’s Digest piece shares the stories of several people who were supposed to be at the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, but for one reason or another were prevented from getting there: