If you want to fly high, be prepared to leave the ground
The Dalia Lama once said, “Change will not come from the sky, you have to work for it.” It is extreme pressure that transforms carbon into sparkling diamonds.
We are all heroes in our life journey, trying to become better with every passing day. So, it is important to live life to its full potential.
Once, a boy lost his vision. He was depressed and scared about his future. Seeing him cry, his father told him: “Don’t keep your dreams in your eyes, they will wash away as tears. Keep them in your heart so that each heartbeat reminds you to reach your dreams.” That changed the boy’s life and today he’s an adult who has touched the lives of thousands of people through his motivational talks. I believe that difficulties situations are lessons that help us become better human beings.
When you chase relative success or try to copy others, success is short term. Long term success is not guaranteed when you follow a group or passion which is not yours. However, when you do things for your own satisfaction, even relative success will be cherished and will be fulfilling in a much greater way.
It’s impossible to expect that things will go well always. Even for those who seem very successful, there are low points and adverse situations they have had to tackle.
Letting go is important but what is even more important is letting go graciously. As the proverb goes, ““In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”