There are some things in life that we cannot control. One of them is the day we were born. The other is the day we’re going to die. While we would like to have some say in these important matters, we don’t. We only have a say in what we do with the days we are given in between our birth and our death.
What we do with our life and the time we were given here on earth is our responsibility. Nobody else can live our lives for us. Neither can we blame anyone else for our past, our present, or our future. We are nor products of our circumstances or prisoners of our past. The direction of our life is not determined by external forces beyond our control; it is determined by us.