Sliding off from a height means
You have something to climb back up !
During my walk in the park today, I saw a group of children playing on the slide – sliding down zoom and then running towards the steps at the back of the slide to once again climb to the top and slide down. One particular little boy caught my attention. Every time he came sliding down from the top onto the ground, instead of going back to the top of the slide via the steps at the back of the slide, he would try and climb back up the slide itself. During this, a few times he slipped and fell down but that did not deter him from climbing. He tried and eventually succeeded. Every time he made it to the top, he was overjoyed! Words fail me to describe his happiness throughout.
The little boy’s downward journey along the slide was fast and scary. His upward journey was a struggle but he did not give up. With determination and courage he got there and it was rewarding.
Journey of life has ups and downs too. The downhill journey of life is scary and fast and sometimes tends to blindside us. The uphill journey of life is always a struggle but rewarding in the end. Whatever mountain we are climbing, whatever dreams we are building, we will always face barriers along the way. Whether it is a downhill journey or a barrier during the uphill journey, failure should not knock us from our path. During tough times, we just need to take a minute to reflect on how uniquely our life experiences have prepared us to make it through both journeys – THE UPS AS WELL AS DOWNS OF LIFE and move on.
very inspiring.. so true journey of lyf has ups and down but we have to keep on moving. :)ReplyDelete
An excellent post. Just the kind I needed. Thank you AH. :)ReplyDelete
Atleast you noticed... :)
life teaches its most valuable lessons at places we least expect it to. there are many things in the day to day ioccurences that means a lot, but its we who in our fast paced life or pre occupied minds that miss out on it...
The downhill journey of life is scary and fast and sometimes tends to blindside us. The uphill journey of life is always a struggle but rewarding in the end. Whatever mountain we are climbing, whatever dreams we are building, we will always face barriers along the wayReplyDelete
Very true lines !
Life is a journey full of ups and downs..and the one who chases called the real WARRIOR!!
Very inspiring post :)
Been there, done that. Both on slide and in life. :) Have you tried going UP on a DOWN escalator? Believe me, it's more fun than it looks. Try it.ReplyDelete
I don't want my comment to be longer than your post so I'll just finish with my favourite quote, "A hill is only as steep as it looks to the man climbing it."
hmmm well thats what is called life .. as they say WHAt goes UP comes down .. and when you are down then you go UP and upReplyDelete
When the going gets tough - the tough get going
Undoubtedly, Every walk of our life contains ups and downs, flowers & thorns..... and the lessons learned from it helps us to make the things easier n simpler in our life...ReplyDelete
BTW a nice observation by you.... :)
Lovely... These little incidences that we see in our daily lives have so much inbound meaning!! Glad that the boy finally succeeded after all his struggles. Never Never Never give up!! :)ReplyDelete
They say, take the path less travelled by... maybe he was doing the same, and succeeded too :DReplyDelete
Great thought! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
So very true..ReplyDelete
Nicely put up :)
Your blog name as well as your blogger name..make sure that whatever someone reads..reads with a smile.
Smiling throughout your blog that you have spread :)
lovely sharing ,you have amazing blog dear god blessReplyDelete
@Anu: That is right.ReplyDelete
@Ajay: I am glad you liked it. To tell you the truth, I thought about your post (about choosing Maths) when I was writing the line about sometimes we get blindisded by difficulties.
@Silhouette: Agree. Life's lessons are learnt where we least expect to learn.
@Simran: Thank you. Yes, one who fights the obstacles in life bravely has to be a warrior
@Sunil: Nope, I only always travel in the direction the escalator moves :)
oh, I like that hill is only as steep as it appears to the man climbing it.
@Bikram: Spot on. When the going gets , the tough get going.
@Irfaan: Yes, we must emerge stronger out of the bitter experiences of life. Thank you.
@Alka: Thank you
@Sukanaya : Yes, I like to capture such things. They serve as positive enrgy stimulators when going gets tough for me.
@Anshul: Aha! good one!
@Hephzibah: Thank you :)
@Alcina: Welcome to my blog. Aww.. thank you so much for those kind words. A friendly hug to you.
@Bail1: Welcome to my blog. Thank you so very much. A Big smile and a friendly hug in return.
ek word KHA gaye aaap..ReplyDelete
when the going gets ____ :) ha ha ha i guess all that sliding made u hungry he hhehe
Excellent. I am glad NRI took your interview. Now I know you.ReplyDelete