“Life is all about our choices, its up to you, what you choose to choose”. These words by a friend are resonating in my ears from the time I have heard them. And every time I think about it, it sounds so damn true. Yes, We all have a choice and we all choose. Sometimes its a conscious decision to choose while sometimes it’s just unconscious. But there exists a choice at every step of our life.
When life throws you down, you have a choice. You can either continue to lie down or pick yourself up and move on. You can either crib and moan about it or you can learn and move on from there. See, there is a choice. When life presents a hurdle, you have a choice. You can either look at it as an obstacle or you can look at it as an opportunity to show what you are made of. When you meet a failure on your journey, you have a choice. You can either choose to quit or you can shrug your shoulders and continue walking.
You can either choose to be happy or continue being miserable. That’s a choice again. You can choose to love or continue to hate. You can choose to smile or just be grumpy. You can choose to help or just be a snob. You can choose to care or just be indifferent. You can choose to bring a change in your life and around or just be a moaner and accommodate the problem. You can choose to be successful or just be another face in the crowd. You can choose to be generous or be greedy. You can choose to be tears in someone’s eye or a grin on someone’s face. We have a choice to be scared and worried or just be fearless and strong. You can choose to be a loser or fight till the last breath. You can choose to be the hand that heals or the one that kills.
Life does come with a choice always and for everyone. It is not biased or unfair. As rightly said, “What we are today is result of our own past actions; Whatever we wish to be in future depends on our present actions”. Our actions are again a consequence of our choices. This is so strange, yet so true. We are what we chose, we will be what we choose. We are responsible for our choices and their consequences too. We grow with our choice or we stagnate with them.
I believe the only difference between successful people and others is again the choices that they make. In fact as funny as it may sound, Adam and Eve also chose to eat the apple. Isn't it? We are the result of our choice that we made yesterday.
I read this quote yesterday and loved it, "When something bad happens, you have three choices. You can either let it define you, destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you".
So I choose to be happy, to love, to care, to live, to laugh, to help, to be at peace and above all, I choose to be ME!!