I believe 3.0

I believe that courage is forged as one endures the fires of life and chooses to face the flames—even when no one is looking.

As a child, I thought courage was an innate quality, passed down from parents or found within the quietness of church. I was taught to make responsible decisions and to treat others fairly, but no one told me that the most difficult choices are those that take place quietly in my own heart.

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The beauty of uncertainty

Uncertainty is a quality to be cherished, therefore – if not for it, who would dare to undertake anything? –  Villiers de L’Isle– Adam

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I became conscious of something very salient about 3 months ago. It occurred to me while staring at my phone in my room, that I have always been uncomfortable with the idea of having uncertainty in any area of my life. Well, a lot of people feel the same way I concluded.

I plan my schedule rigidly, including what social/extracurricular activities I’m going to do over the next week. I try to take very few risks, and when I do take any, I feel drained afterwards.
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