This is not a story but a very inspirational poem which has helped me through my tough times.. If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you But make allowance for their doubting too, If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated, don't give way to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise: If you can dream--and not make dreams your master, If you can think--and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools, Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken, And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out tools: If you can make one ... Read Full Story >>
We have been conditioned to look at life from the eyes of fear and scarcity. We think that every stranger we meet is ready to do some harm to us, that they are scheming to rob us from our wealth. This attitude helps us when we are kids and learning the ways of the world, but as adults we are responsible for our own perceptions.
I do agree that world has mass murderers and thieves but it also has ample kind people who can help us in our life. Using my intution as my life saving aid, I took a leap of faith last year.
In the past one year, I have made a conscious choice to be bit more freindly and trustworthy. It has worked wonders. I have made friends in the oddest of places and I am quite grateful that they are a part of my life.
At least sometimes let us look the other way -- the way of love and compassion.