For light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all, so we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Performance by my bollywood dance team: Desi Swag District
IAGB (India Association of Greater Boston) India Day 2012
(@ Hatch Shell, Boston)
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
This was from Pausch’s ‘Last Lecture’ at CMU, and it has become one of the quotes I now lead my life by. It reminds us all that though we cannot change the circumstances we are in, we are able to affect the outcome by seeing the light in every situation and making informed decisions.
For those of you who have yet to see this inspiring speech, do yourself a favor and check it out.