Every now and then, I come across a piece of writing so beautiful it speaks directly to my heart. I found this post on a fellow blogger’s site – The Warrior’s Guide – and wanted to share it for its poignancy. It makes me wish I’d written it myself.

The Warrior's Guide

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I once read that the saddest word ever is “almost”.

She almost loved him.
They were almost together.
He almost survived.

So many times we are scared by our own greatness, afraid of what we are capable of in our full capacity. Our successes scare the heck out of ourselves sometimes.

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

Even scarier, what would you do if you knew you would not fail? We as people rarely know how strong we are. In the life I left behind I learnt many things that should always be remembered…

When you think you can go no further, only then are you half way.

You only know how strong you are when being strong is the only option. And when you hit your lowest point, you have the greatest capacity to change.

People in an old age home were asked what they regretted of…

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