Those who must complain

Milestone Two


By Mark Shreffler

I’ve observed over the years that complainers have made themselves victims of the things about which they complain.

A person who sets about fixing a thing that he feels needs fixing does not go on complaining about it. Noting that something needs fixing and then fixing it is a good thing and keeps a person operating in a more constructive way.

On the other hand, people who simply go on complaining tie themselves to the mast of a sinking ship.

One can complain about a ship that is taking on water, the pumps aren’t working, the crew is mistreated and the vessel has completely changed course from the one its passengers and crew were promised when it left the port.  When it is discovered that the new Captain of the ship actually intends to sink it for the insurance he will recover with its loss, it’s time…

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