Day 9: Write about five blessings in your life.
Not much to say this time. So, let's just get into it!
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Five Blessings In My Life
1. Having a wonderful family
My mother sacrifices her time and energy to tend to my needs whereas my brother is a great person to monkey around with. I can't fathom a life without a family. Having friends are eons different than having a blood connection. My father had since passed when I was three. I was completely devastated and felt lost. But my mother took me in—though she had to quit her job. I would've been scarred for life if no one was there for me. So I'm grateful I have such a wonderful caring family.
2. Having a creative mind
Most of my friends have a logical mindset and I myself thought I had, too (didn't know the actual definition of "intelligence" hehehehe). But when I stumbled upon the world of writing, I discovered my real mindset. My tendency to improvise using recycled ideas and my capabilities in critical thinking as well as my talent with words point to me having a creative mindset instead! And if it weren't for my creative mind, I wouldn't have thought about writing a novel!
3. Having straight A's in UPSR
For those of you who aren't familiar with UPSR, it is a Malaysian examination which calibrates everything learned thus far from Year 1 to 6 (age 7 to 12) for the advancement to high school. In other words, big exam. I'm a flop in the Malay Language and I was convinced I would end up with 3 or 4 A's (there are 5 in total). But when I heard the announcer calling my name as one of the straight A's scorers, I thought I was dreaming! I couldn't tell if it was pure luck or it was from my hours of
4. Having mistakes
I might sound a bit cliché, but no one can be perfect at anything. Even masters at a particular field frequently make mistakes. However, what differentiates a real master from the crowd is how they approach their mistakes. In my view, mistakes are keys to attaining a quality result. I always try to receive opinions from my friends or family so I know what's wrong. With that knowledge, I can avoid it by changing my approach. I never make the same mistake twice... almost, because I value all of them. :) Once bitten, twice shy.
5. Having a stress-free life
Stress isn't something that should be taken lightly—just ask my friend, Lester. It's cumbersome to handle stress, let alone live a stressful life. Most of one's problems and future problems derive from all the accumulated stress. My mother always honors me the freedom to think what I want to think and do what I want to do. This, in turn, gives me a cheery life and outlook, plus open-mindedness. Therefore, I'm grateful for my stress-free life.
Blessings in one's life doesn't occur every now and then. I'm in debt to everyone and everything that had made my life better, so thank you very much! :)
What are your blessings in your life that you'd like to share? Let me know!
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