Wisdom learned from chess

In chess, the winner is the one who “checkmates” his/her opponent. The survivor. Like chess, life is a constant battle for survival. Every day is a new game. Our mission is not to escape but to survive. Not to deal with triumph but to deal with failure. Whenever we win, we should enjoy it as if it’s our first. And if and when we lose, like it sometimes does, we must enjoy it as if ‘for a change.’ In life, our mission is not to run away from fear but to master it. All of us have something we are afraid of, rejection, abandonment, commitment, death. But not all of us are brave enough to conquer it. The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all. It takes courage to keep on fighting so if you feel the game has shifted a step tougher, deal with it with greater faith and don’t ever quit.

DOn’t quIT.

Advertisements

Author: M.Gin

I Choose To Write. I Write To Choose.

4 thoughts on “Wisdom learned from chess”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s