Be kind, for everyone is fighting their battle too.
A phrase so simple and poignant.
Everyone has their own story. Everyone has their own struggles. Everyone has made mistakes and everyone has been brought down by life sometime or the other. Everyone has their demons. And dreams.
I once read somewhere that, “If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.”
Then why do we struggle with our insecurities? Perhaps because we always compare our behind-the-scenes with everybody else’s highlight reel. Steve Furtick said that.
Did you ever wonder that maybe the little boy in the park is actually worried about his test result?
-Or maybe the teacher who inspires you every day has been fighting loneliness every single day.
-Or the pretty lady at work constantly struggles with acne?
-Or that the woman on the bus is fighting an eating disorder, and the man next to her just lost his fiancee?
So yea, everybody has their own problems-no matter how big or small. Life is all about how you deal with it. Experience can make one bitter or better.
For those who get bitter with time, life is a bitch. But for those who get better, life is a beauty.
If you’re having a shitty day, chances are someone else is too. No need to compound it.
So I watch what I think. I watch what I say. And I watch how I treat other people. We all should. 🙂