Luck … Love … Hmmm

A roll of the dice. A flip of the coin. A spin of the wheel. All good ways to get a thrill and maybe a good pay out. But are they good ways to get the love of your life?

Luck is a random event. You can’t plan on it. You have to “make your own luck” which means it isn’t luck at all. Rather you should plan. Make careful lists and check them twice or three times. Set up a schedule and stick to it like glue. This is how one avoids the need for luck.

The only problem is that love isn’t the kind of thing that can be tracked with a good spread sheet. It can’t be measured, even with the most precise laser calibrated ruler in the universe. It can’t be seen no matter what spectrum you are looking in. It doesn’t check the calendar or email. Don’t even think about leaving it a message – it hasn’t checked them in so long the box is full.

How do you find love?

That brings us back to luck. Go ahead, choose your method. Roll the dice. Flip the coin. Spin the wheel. Will you be lucky in love?


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37 thoughts on “Luck … Love … Hmmm”

  1. I don’t know that luck has any bearing on having a successful relationship. It’s a whole lot of work. I married my high school sweetheart right out of high school. We have been married for 17 years.
    planterofhope at aol dot com

  2. i can’t use BN gift card sadly ( only amazon)

    but i wanted to said that i do believe in luck but yes you have to help a little if you stay at home all the time it will be hard to meet the right one;)


  3. I think it takes a bit of luck and also creating your own luck. I seen people that tried to create their own luck and sadly fail. Roll of a dice maybe? I mean it sometimes takes so much for two people to find each other. Took me a few with my husband, but now I feel very lucky.

    lilypondreads at gmail dot com

  4. Thanks for participating! I think it’s more chance when it comes to finding love. You have to take the chance on what life puts in front of you!

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day

  5. I haven’t been lucky in love yet…but I hope to be!! Thanks for the great giveaway and for joining the hop!!!!
    Ashley A

  6. Lucky or not! I am blessed. And sometimes we make our own luck.

    Thanks for being in the Happy St. Patrick’s Day blog hop.
    Happy St. Patrick’s Day, ya’ll!
    Keep writing so I can keep reading.

  7. We have great corned beef and sandwiches and chill. Not big on the whole parade and hoopla. Definitely wearing green though…don’t want to get pinched…although a spanking would be a different story!
    I have not yet been lucky in love, ie finding my soulmate, but hope springs eternal!

  8. That’s my opinion on love: you don’t have to actively look for it; it will find you.

    supersatchmo at myopera dot com

  9. I’ve been happily married for 25 years (this coming September). I’d call that very lucky in love! We met each other by chance–aka LUCK–through our work at 2 different human service agencies.
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  10. What a great giveaway hop! I have yet to be lucky in love but I’m working on it. My favorite love book is “Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon. Jamie Fraser is amazing and beautiful. I enjoy St. Patty’s Day and this year I’m spending it with my best friend. We’re going to two Irish Pubs and also some dance clubs. I am also wearing green and am not a fan of getting pinched. I’m not Irish either, but many people think I am because my hair is red, my eyes green and my name is Meghan, but I’m not at all. I won’t be telling anybody that, however… let them believe I’m Irish.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    mestith at gmail dot com

  11. I got lucky in Love when i met my husband in high school and we’ve been together for 15 wonderful years!
    kacidesigns AT yahoo DOT com

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