I read a great definition of the word “serendipity,” reported to have been given by Horace Walpole, the man who invented the word. He defined serendipity as: “that quality of mind which, through sagacity [profound knowledge and understanding, coupled with foresight and good judgment] and good fortune, allows one to frequently discover something good while seeking something else.”
In the Webster Dictionary, serendipity is defined: “The making of pleasant discoveries by accident, the knack of doing this.”
According to Walpole, the Webster definition is only half correct. It is not by “accident” that one discovers something good. One has to be out looking for “something else” and be watching out for new discoveries that might be better than what they were looking for.
If you are always striving to live by The Golden Rule and are looking for good you will most always discover something better!
Have a “Serendipitous” day!