Intersection of Life

Stephen sat at the crossroads; the intersection of his life. He could go left and live a life of simplicity by the beach. He could go right and live a life of chaos and wealth in the city. He could so straight and life a peaceful life with his family toiling away on a farm. There he sat and looked down each path until a young man plowed through Stephen creating his own path through life. 

Moral of the story: ___________.