By Shatadi Thongoane
“Life is too short to wake up every morning with regrets, grudges and anger. You have to learn not to let anything steal your joy and to deprive yourself happiness.
So I say love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don’t. Love and be kind to everyone who treat you right and those who don’t (people you regard as enemies). However before you can do that you first have to love yourself.
Believe that everything happens for a reason, so whatever challenges you have come across and all the hurts you received from people you never expected to be part of your heartaches, thank God for them for there is a reason they were a part of your life. All you should do is focus on the good side and take that as part of a growing learning curve. Never curse the day that you met people who brought hurt into your life but instead cherish it, raise your hands and thank God for making them a part of your life even though it was temporary.
If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life for the better, let it. Sometimes chances might not come twice. In everything you do and with the people you have around, you must always cherish and appreciate them as you don’t know how long they will be a part of your life. At times “if only” is just a waste of breath and words.**