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The world does not owe you anything

I read a post on http://www.plime.com/ sometime during my TE days. I saved the page because it hit me somewhere deep. I, too, was blaming everyone and everything around for everything that was happening. But these profound words made me recover from that state of mind. So this entry is for everyone with that feeling.

The world does not owe you anything.

Those are words my father told me when I was very young. They were not the words that instantly changed my life or my viewpoint. In fact, I still struggle with their meaning and impact everyday.

Everytime something goes wrong in my life, every infraction and injustice I perceive, those words echo, however faintly, behind my indignation, my sense of entitlement. Those are some profound words, if you're human and you want things and those things don't come your way. Those are profound words if you have things and you feel deserving of those things, but you feel guilty for having them. Those are some profound words if you get the …