I’ve always felt that the ever-quoted Maya Angelou said it best:
‘You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.’
I believe that hardship offers people two roads, two diverging paths that will dictate where you go from the bottom. Darkness, and light; the beaten path and the road less traveled, if you will. As with most things in life, it all comes down to perspective –will I let this tear me apart and hold me down, or will I learn from this pain and make myself stronger? When all the superfluous bullshit is stripped away and you’re left naked in the dark, you either make yourself a home in the Pit, or you find a way to climb out.
The moment you hit rock bottom is the moment you discover who you…
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