Never lose hope

There are three expectations that I've found to ravage the soul. They are :1. The expectation of respect from those whom you respect2. The expectation of appreciation from those for whom you sacrifice and serve3. The expectation of honesty from those whom you trustIf not for these three expectations, much of this world's bitterness would [...]

Why judge yourself?

"By those who consider the whole of me, I may be judged fairly. But by those who remain invested in only a single moment of time from a distant memory, they will only be able to judge an abstract moment of what I’ve lived." (Excerpt from my essay A Long Drive With Me) On the [...]

What are you waiting for?

When we find ourselves waiting for just the right moment, or that right feeling, or the perfect setting, or the ideal opportunity to present itself before we do something, we're afraid of failure.If we know, with understanding and rational thought, why we are not ready for something, that's different.When we have no real reason to [...]

Rise

People that respect your victim-hood do so because it makes them feel better about themselves.It doesn't mean that they are malicious or have bad intentions. But they most likely don't even realise it themselves.In fact, you may be supporting others in ways that comfort you more than it helps them.When we find familiarity in our [...]

How to abandon your dreams

Failure only threatens is if we feel defined by the outcome of our efforts in trying to achieve our goals.Sometimes those goals are small things that influence the daily quality of our lives, and sometimes it's big things that shape our future.The source of fearing failure is in our need to be respected by those [...]

Never abandon hope

Hope is born in moments when you have no reason to believe in the moment that is to follow, but something good unexpectedly lands in your lap.It's born when that unexpected call changes your life for the better.It's born when that stranger smiled an understanding smile in that moment that you thought the world was [...]