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Life is full of challenges perhaps I should coin it this way – ‘ups and downs’. But our approach in confronting these life challenges depicts who we really are and scrutinize our temperaments.
At times we are faced with certain negative disposition in life judging from the rudiments of life’s journey which is hardly smooth. As such, we encounter hardship, obstacles and difficulties for which when we lose our grip and wit we could be force to plunge into waywardness thereby indulging in criminal intents and outrageous acts just to have a breakthrough.

In my humble opinion as I have noticed, such negative path might initially seem pleasant and successful but in the long run nemesis set in. Apparently, no matter the circumstances, it would be wise for us to always endeavor to maintain positivism, uprightness above all if you are a Christian and belief in the only Supreme God and strive to acquire a certain spiritual standard then challenges in life is a test to examine our prowess in overcoming difficulties and temptations. This can be derived through faith, honesty, dedication, diligence and consistent and persistent prayers. The books of book – the Holy Bible informs us our Father in heaven will never withhold that which is good for his children. From such a promise we are endowed with self confidence and trust.

No matter our background, whether poor or lowly, sex, ethnicity, race, we should have the determination to excel. We should not relent in our efforts and aspirations to strive for progress. More so, it is a known fact that with education the marginalized can seek equity. Hence, education formal or informal is necessary for developmental purposes and growth.

I personally hold no one should be considered an illiterate, for I acknowledge literacy transcends just reading and writing for cultural literacy is the condition or quality of being knowledgeable in a particular field or subject; which of course unless otherwise, everyone must be equipped by nature with certain abilities. There are aspects or deeds which certain people who cannot read and write perform accurately with expertise but those who are literate are not in the know neither do they have the competence or aptitude.

As they say,’ manners maketh a man’ this statement illuminates and justifies that in spite of our level of education our comportment counts or matters. As such, we lose our self respect, dignity when we embark on self exaltation disregarding, minimizing and intimidating others because we happen to be more educated or affluent and healthy than they are.

By the legend of life, no one has it all. There is something someone’s got that another might need. This per se indicates that some people have abundant wealth yet lack happiness. Even so, some women have children they can’t even cater or provide for yet another who has all the means is not blessed with the fruit of the womb. These are some of the complexity of life we all have to reckon with.

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