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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

What are you complaining about?

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  • She was married at the age of 13, a widow at the age of 34, is currently 83.
  • She gave birth to 4 children, lost one a few years ago, and currently lives with her daughter.
  • She studied till the 7th grade but educated her children all the way through college.
  • She was born in a rich family but her father squandered all the money on vices. She worked as a maid to help raise her siblings, and later on her own children.

You dont have shoes to match your outfit.

You dont have enough clothes.

Your roommates suck.

What are you complaining about?
  • She was born beautiful and won several hearts.
  • She married at the age of 25 and was divorced at the age of 29.
  • Her husband abused her for four years and she decided to keep quiet for the sake of her family's reputation in society.
  • She is currently single and lonely because she is "divorced". Still beautiful.

You have an acne problem?

You are 5 pounds overweight?

Your hair is too frizzy on a humid day?

What are you complaining about?

  • He was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 8.
  • He went through a bone marrow transplant every few months for several years.
  • He lost several years of education, normal childhood, fun and frolic.
  • His parents now live hand to mouth because they spent all their earnings and savings on their child's treatment. He survived.

Gas prices are too high?

You hate your professor?

You got a B in one of your classes?

What are you complaining about?

Life is too short and precious to worry about grades, a small checking account or idiotic people around you. Live like there is no tomorrow. Who knows, today may be your last day on this earth. Make it count!

Thanks, and be happy!

6 Words of Wisdom:

Sandeep said...

Amen

Mihir Lad said...

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Ujwal said...

interesting to say the least...

Neehar said...

Very well put!
My father was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma(a type of blood cancer) a couple of months back. We all were shattered.
I asked god "Why me?" The examples you have cited in this post dawned upon me as I looked around to realize that people go through worst circumstances than mine. At least my lived his life diseaseless till 66 and that he is back home albeit extremely weak and therefore bedridden.
We all should thank god everyday for what we have instead of cribbing over these seemingly "miserable" circumstances.

Chintan Trivedi said...

exactly the kind of words i needed this morning. nicely written.

justme said...

lovely!