A new divide I created within, to make sense of the infinite futility that lies inside…

Hope in Strange Places

It’s funny how strangers can touch your life in ways you thought unimaginable. It’s strange to think that you have hope in a complete stranger when everyone you know has given up on you, is ignoring you or has no idea what you going through at all. It’s comforting to know that you still have hope.  When you look into another life clearly illustrated before your eyes, it clears things up in the confusion that is your mind.

What makes things more unusual is when you haven’t even seen the stranger, and even he doesn’t know you exist. To you he is just a name, conjured to hide his own true self. He could be anyone. All you have are words, put together to provide a meaning and insight into his life. That is all you have. To learn from, to be a better person, to not think of yourself as a lesser person. And in this small world, where sometimes we feel like we have no hope, we realize we will find it in the most unusual of places. It will be cleverly hidden but when you find it, you will see what it is like to be strong again.

Thank you stranger, whoever you are. You helped me in a way no one has ever done. You showed me life and how to live. I’m forever grateful.

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7 responses

  1. very nice post!
    I guess ppl come into our lives for a reason sometimes…
    and hey, you better be studying!!! 🙂
    all the best!

    November 30, 2008 at 9:52 pm

  2. I guess people and their actions can really affect us in different ways.

    November 30, 2008 at 10:36 pm

  3. LD – Thanks! Ya I guess everything happens for a reason. And I think I’m studying I’m trying at least, not as hard as I should but I’m trying. 😀
    Good luck you too!

    Fox – It sure can, and when you least expect it.

    December 1, 2008 at 12:26 am

  4. hey isnt tht a line off some movie?? hehehe.. just kidding.. anyways ur ryt man.. sometimes ppl we dont know just affect us in a way tht we nvr thought they wud.. its weird and bizarre but well.. so s life init…

    December 2, 2008 at 7:41 pm

  5. Nice post….
    Wonder how many strangers are destined to enter our lives as we speak? hhmmm….

    December 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm

  6. hope in strange places eh?? hmm um tryn to find hope man! a stranger to come to mylife and finish up my goddamn analysis…:(

    December 3, 2008 at 11:35 pm

  7. Ahh the new blog! still getting used to the brown theme. its cool but i think you need a few darker shades to make it more you.. nicepost dude. yeah i take every chance i get to chat up some strager be it on the bus or wherever, to get an insight into his life. you learn things

    December 6, 2008 at 2:47 pm

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