Thursday, January 4, 2018

From The Highest Branch

I like self help books. Even if not applying the stuffs there, knowing the methods, concepts and all gives a feeling of hope. There's so many ways to get better.

And for a muslim, despair is haram.

One of the things I learn about giving your best is doing it even when things are really, really bad. Once there was a man who was sentenced to death by hanging. When the sentence was passed he said he only had one request: Hang me from the highest branch.

Even when things don't go our way, we make the best of it. That's the only control we have, right? We can chose how we react to it, when to get back up and where to go after that.

I could chose to be angry at a wrong or remember it turned out alright in the end. I can chose to feel bad at being wrong or forgive myself and take what I can from it.

What's the worst that could happen? I did try for the highest branch.


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