1.Today I got in a car accident, but I now value life more.
2. Today, I stubbed my toe, but looked down and found my wife's wedding ring we thought was lost.
This concept is called the
blank effect. Or, I was struck by the
blank of this event that made me see the reality of life in a different way.
unforeseen benefit, or
unexpected surprise but they are just both too boring, and I would like one word that captures it. I would like something that more accurately captures the perspective-shift aspect of the event.