Walking Taller

Have you ever asked the question why I always get a harsh bargain? Why problems do not seem to die? and why there is never a day without a challenge?
I asked the same question years back, completing my Engineering after spending all the hard earned savings of my parents, there seemed no job for me. I would run from pillar to post in search of a Job. Every morning and evening I would scan the newspapers in search of a suitable vacancy, make a list and follow up. Slowly I started to exhaust all that I had brought from home to this new city.

However luck smiled on me at last and I got a job. Now I was elated to know that my problems are over. However the first day of Job I was introduced to my team leader, I knew I would never get along. There came another problem. I wish the team leader get transferred, leave the job or don’t come to office. However none of these things would happen and every day I would face his wrath.
Again something magical took place and he got promoted, the person who replaced him was very likable. Life is back to normal minus the problems.
Little did I know another one is harping at the corner, my girlfriend of five years dumped me and I am single. Before I could complain ‘why this problem’? Not Again!

I met a old man who worked as a janitor of my building. He had one of the most caring and soothing voices, I shared everything with him expecting some sympathy. However instead he beat me to ground saying, ‘the reason we have problems is because we grow taller and stronger by them’. I could not reason with him as my emotions overshadowed his wise words.

However later I reflected on what he said and realized the truth behind it. There will be never be a time when problems will die or cease, however if they were not there we would have never developed a superior courage or belief in ourselves.

To walk taller and stronger stare at the problems and overcome them. “Your measure of greatness is in direction proportion to your ability to handle problems”. Make it a habit, you will create a wonderful leaving

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2 thoughts on “Walking Taller

  1. wow….sir….this is a kind most awaited litrature 4 me…yes i am inspired by your story and accept that, this is the truth abt our life…i was in big tensn every de in ma life searching a job inspite of having a good %ed degree in hand,but since some des am thinking on ur way….today this litrature enhances and stimulates ma hopes and makes fit enuf against the chalenges ve to accept….
    Thank you 1nce again…..
    I must say problems in our life is some what like a ladder….with out a lader or steps we cant reach upto the roof…..so like that with out the problems we cant judge the top level and cant be able to stand tall. Just like a small plant, if it is sorrounded by some big plants it will try 4 any possible way to go beyond those big plants to reach upto the sun…..
    So thanx a lot 4 such inspirable stories which we ppl need as we are @ starting of our carreer..and wishing to stand tall like you.
    Only a thing i expected is the full story about you that what u did after that….how u started your bussyness…this will be addiotion to our steps further….so please lenthen ur story as what u did after this…..if possible……thank u…..

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