Your hero

 

They say humans always need someone to admire, someone to follow, someone to take as a role model.

Since the beginning of mankind, stories of powerful beings with superpowers have existed. Most of us have dreamt to be like one of those heroes, possess their superpowers and save the world.

We have cherished that idea from our early childhood and as we grow up and lose contact with those stories, we leave them resting in our deep subconscious mind.

One day we get in trouble and when we cannot find a way out of our problems, we begin to search for a hero to save us and take us away from distress.

And we wait for days, months and even years. And nobody comes to save us. Time goes by and we keep our eyes looking away towards the horizon, waiting for that super hero to arrive. Continue reading

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People are nowadays living as fast as they can. It seems like a speed contest to see who the first to reach the highest level of stress is, in the shortest time possible.

They tell us to be passionate about our work, our activities and relationships, passionate about living our life to the fullest. That is brilliant, but I am seeing people who in order to feel they are passionate about their lives are entering a self-centred world of their own.

We do not need to be so radical about our actions.  We can be passionate and at the same time share that passion with others. Continue reading

Inspire

I have heard many times of people expressing their desire to do something radical to inspire others, to become a role model to follow.  Usually those people try to follow a life that does not correspond to our modern life style anymore.

You don’t need to go and live in a cave in a remote mountain in order to reach enlightenment. You don’t need to deprive yourself of all earthly possessions and become a saint to be a living example to others. (Unless that kind of life is your calling in life and fills your soul with joy of course, but as usual it is a personal decision.) Continue reading