LETTER: A word of encouragement to those who are weak at heart

2016-05-12 06:00

American boxer Sugar Ray Robinson once said: “To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when nobody else does.”

These words show how determined he was.

Even after his death in 1989 he is often described as the greatest boxer of all time.

Often we throw in the towel when life presents us with challenges. Problems are not supposed to paralyse you. Rather, they are supposed to help you discover who you are.

We are in the fifth month of the year and you feel as if your train of life has just stopped. Why?

Do you ever consider that there are still many months left until we close the calendar? You must always know that nothing worth having comes easy, so stop wishing and start doing what will change your life for the better.

Look at Leicester City Football Club, which was recently crowned champions of the English Premier League. No one ever believed the team would be where they are today.

Why can’t you have the heart and desire that were shown by the players from this team and achieve your goals?

A difficult road often leads to a beautiful destination. There will be obstacles that will stop your journey, but be alert and tell yourself they will not block you from reaching your dream.

Happy Monakhisi via email

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