An Inspiring Short Story Saturday: Life

The Short Story of Life

Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know who these people may be (possibly your roommate, neighbor, coworker, longlost friend, lover, or even a complete stranger) but when you lock eyes with them, you know at that very moment that they will affect your life in some profound way.

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Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.

John Barth

And sometimes things happen to you that may seem horrible, painful, and unfair at first, but in reflection you find that without overcoming those obstacles you would have never realized your potential, strength, willpower, or heart.

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If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels.

Charlize Theron

Everything happens for a reason. Nothing happens by chance or by means of luck. Illness, injury, love, lost moments of true greatness, and sheer stupidity all occur to test the limits of your soul. Without these small tests, whatever they may be, life would be like a smoothly paved, straight, flat road to nowhere. It would be safe and comfortable, but dull and utterly pointless.

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People need to understand that what happens in people’s homes and behind closed doors, unless you were there, you really shouldn’t make any analogy or any assumption, which writers do quite a bit. It’s not something I ever for one second thought about. This is not my life story, and I’ve never told my life story, and I have no interest in telling my life story.

Charlize Theron

The people you meet who affect your life, and the success and downfalls you experience help to create who you become. Even the bad experiences can be learned from. In fact, they are probably the most poignant and important ones. If someone hurts you, betrays you, or breaks your heart, forgive them, for they have helped you learn about trust and the importance of being cautious when you open your heart. If someone loves you, love them back unconditionally, not only because they love you, but because in a way, they are teaching you to love and how to open your heart and eyes to things.

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Share your story with someone. You never know how one sentence of your life story could inspire someone to rewrite their own.

Demi Lovato

Make every day count!!! Appreciate every moment and take from those moments everything that you possibly can for you may never be able to experience it again. Talk to people that you have never talked to before, and actually listen. Let yourself fall in love, break free, and set your sights high. Hold your head up because you have every right to. Tell yourself you are a great individual and believe in yourself, for if you don’t believe in yourself, it will be hard for others to believe in you. You can make of your life anything you wish. Create your own life then go out and live it with absolutely no regrets. Short Story Reference

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Stories have inspired me all my life. I like reading about what other people have done and it inspires me to share my own stories, and encourage people to make their own life stories.

Phil Keoghan

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5 Replies to “An Inspiring Short Story Saturday: Life”

      1. I’m doing pretty good, thank you. It’s a nice breezy day here in Michigan. Overcast, but still lovely. 🙂 How are you today?

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