TODAY -

Love who you are !

Thangminlun Haokip *



Ever poured your feelings over yourself? Times when we do not realise our worth and strength; when you lose someone or one whom you could never imagine to live without, left you all alone at some corner and point of your life, which is unimaginable because they mean the world to you!

After all those indelible memories and times spent together, the laughter, the smiles, the voices and every pieces of someone you loved with all you have, all leaves you without even the slightest notice that they would be so much missed, after they knew you would for sure do wept bitterly and long for them.

Why do you think someone whom you dearly love, leave you without saying even goodbye to you? Why would the person whom you think you couldn't imagine to live without walk away from your side and left you hurted?

Why would people changes in a just a span of time and ignore you for the rest of their lives? 'Why' is the only question that questioned all your questions. No one gives you an answer. No one understand your pains.

None would never noticed what you go through but deep down you're filled with depression, anxiety,loneliness, hopelessness, and what not!

It is obvious that people never tend to attend to you until you address your situation to them. The most painful one, they wouldn't hear your cries and pains- they leave as a stranger when you wouldn't be forgetting, and not even for a day shall passed without them being remembered by you.

But who truly stays with you when you're into such miserable and heartbreaking moments of your life?

In the end no one really cares except yourself. YOU are the sole hero of your life. People would come and go, make your life happy for a day, a week, a month, a year and so on but remember they are leaving you one day, for a reason and maybe with no reason at all.

People never seem they seemed to be. So, never expect too much from someone when there is nothing to be expected. Expectations always hurts and only makes you feel worthless when it does not turn the way you imagine and wants it to be.

Some will stay, some will go but they don't define who you are. But never stop for anyone! Never beg someone to stay with you when they are running away from your side. They wouldn't be hurting you if they truly loves and cares. So, let them be. Never cry for those who does not deserve you- your loyalty and the real you.

Life is what you make of it. It's the fire in your soul. So, if you keep hiding from the world you'll never know. All you've to do is keep shining bright like stars.And those who love the real you are meant for you.

Above all, you have to love who you are- the real you. You were born to stand up and fight your fights. You know what is best for you. It's time to be the real you and find out who you are.

Take your own paths and see who walk with you. The real ones will never leave you. Life goes on. Keep living! Yesterday is history tomorrow is mystery but today is a gift of GodGod, which is why it is called present.

So, forget about what is in the past, people who might have abandoned you when you we're weeping and going through the worst part of your life. They only teaches you to be stronger.

Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path. Life itself is the greatest gift of God to mankind. Life your life at your best; never to regret someday.


* Thangminlun Haokip wrote this article for Imphal Times
This article was webcasted on December 17 2020 .



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