Look again!

 

I was watching him working on a piece of wood.  He was creating something, that was evident, but thanks to an electric brush I was not able to see what he was working on.

The sawdust was flying everywhere, and I had to keep my eyes closed to avoid getting it into my eyes.

When he turned the machine off, the dust was still flying in all directions.  I waited for some seconds and then opened my eyes to try and see his masterpiece.

But all I could see was a deformed piece of wood with lots of sawdust and broken pieces of wood upon it.

“All that noise for this?” I asked disappointed, at 8 years old, patience was not one of my highest virtues.

“Yes” The man answered as he looked for a little hand brush in his bag. Continue reading

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It’s ok (Note to self)

It’s OK to wake up one morning feeling drained, without your usual joy of life on and to decide in that very moment to take the day off. Just to gather enough strength to carry on with your journey.

It is valid to decide today not to feel gratitude for the good things you have got and, to let your heart feel that nostalgia for the days and people who are no longer here with you.

It is acceptable to decide to let anger and sadness to fill your heart and soul for a while because those feelings are a part of your human nature and have a reason to exist in you. Continue reading

Bad

We always complain about the bad things that happen to us in our everyday life.

Sometimes we feel the worst things take place at the worst moment so our mind begins to orbit around our problems, leaving the rest of our life out of perspective. Then the rest of the world disappears and our attention is focused on those “terrible situations”.

We all have been there and when we finally take a look around us, we finally see there are much bigger problems in the life of others that the ones we are considering as our doom. Continue reading