The Waiting Game

“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will — either by having nothing happen at all, or by having everything happen at once.”

~ Paulo Coelho


I have looked for some time now — in history and literature, on the internet, in the stories of those around me — and have concluded that there is no right path in life. Life simply is. In the end, we all become dust and bones; whichever path you take, that is uniquely yours, is the path you are meant to be on. The journey is your own, the luggage yours to hold. That being said, a lack of tangible evidence to confirm one’s actions are moving them towards the intended goal is disheartening. I would like to believe that you get out what you put into life, but sometimes the race seems to go on and the finish line evermore obscure.

I recently stumbled across a poem by a First Nations chief that I wish to share; I hope it has the same effect on you that it had on me.

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Headlights

“You must trust and believe in people, or life becomes impossible.”

~ Anton Chekhov

Street signs. Guide dogs. A white cane. Guidance is everywhere; it is a vital organ in the system that propels us forward and keep the wheels of life turning in our favour. Without guidance, one is left to traverse his path without a map, leaving every decision to blind fate.

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