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An old man story
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Use you life in a positive way
This is an old man story
Welcome to my article (5), an old man story,
This article is the continuation of our previous hub, My life my struggles, (this is the link,).
Dear readers, here I am going to lament again about the life that I had to live when I was young, one should keep in mind that life is what it is, so, most times we cannot change it, even if we try hard to change it. So, we should accept life the way it is, by trying to do the best with what we have, by using what one has learned from life itself, that is the only positive thing that we can do, we need to think positive, if we do that, then nobody could take away that positive feeling from us, if we think positive and live positive, life becomes easier, so, your life experience will always count for something positive, provided you can use whatever has been positive in your life.
Now, let me explain about this old man story, perhaps I should have called this article my life story plus, including my life missed opportunities and my destiny, plus other things that usually happen during life. Anyhow, you are all invited to read my article, since I invite anyone to read it, perhaps you would read it to compare my life story to your own life story, or just for curiosity sake, because you would like to know how some other people have lived their own lives.
Here again I have to say that, we all try to live our lives the best way we can, and we all wonder at those things that have happened to us during our lives, some of which might be good and some not that good; but once we have lived those life happenings, they all seems to us as if they were a dream, they are like a sort of dream, or distant memories that will come back to our minds, when we try to remember them. Sometimes we wonder at the amount of events that we have been through during our lives, and it seems almost unreal that we have gone through all those things, but nevertheless it has been our life that we have lived, and our life is a story that could be told if we want to tell it, so, we would like to tell you our life story, perhaps just to compare our life story with other life stories, we would also like to tell our story hoping that there is somebody willing to read our life story, perhaps to compare it with his/her own life story, because our own lives could have been similar or very different from their story, but it is still is a story that could be told, because as you know, everybody of us has a story to tell, and so have I.
So, I have written my own life story that I would like to tell you; now, I don’t remember exactly how or when this idea of writing my own life story has started in my mind, perhaps I have written part of it down somewhere else for personal reasons, but I don’t remember now exactly why I wrote that article the first time.
But anyhow, the reason why I started to write it does not matter much now, because as you know there are many people these days that write their own life story; since everyone of us as a story to tell; whether my life story might or might not be as great as somebody else, it does not matter much, because here we are not competing who is telling the best story, we are only trying to tell our own life story, but every story has its own merits and could become interesting in different ways; sometimes a story could be interesting just because it is unique in its own ways; I am saying this because I believe that I have had a rather hard life when I was young, and it was unique in its own ways, and therefore when I am writing my life story, I am lamenting about this hard life that I have lived, but that was the way that I have lived my life, and that is the way that I am going to tell it.
Because I am telling you about this hard life that I have lived, I feel a bit worried, because I guess that not many people enjoy reading or listening to somebody else story, when all they do in their story is to lament their bad luck, these sort of stories are not much fun to read or listen to. But anyhow this is my real-life story, and this is the reason why I have called this article an old man story, so, let us see what this old man (that is me) is going to tell about his life, his observation and his missed life opportunities, while he is telling us his own life story and lamenting, but at the same time trying not to lament much for fear of being boring to the readers, as my life as not had anything exiting that would attract the attention of the readers, it was a very simple life and no unforeseen happy events happened. I have just said this because today while I am editing this article, in the news there are these refugees that are running away from their native land, in search of a better and safer way of life in another country; one day these refugees could really have a story to tell; but that would be their story, so, let me go back to my own life story.
Anyhow, even though I am writing my life story now, I believe that I have still to learn how to write my own biography, but I am going to try writing it anyhow, while I am trying to learn a bit more from the Internet every day; so, I am reading "Autobiography- and how to write your Autobiography. Now, let us continue and tell you here-under, my life missed opportunity.
We all have our life story to tell
My life missed opportunities
While I am telling my life story, about those life opportunities that I have missed during my life, which sometimes make me sad. At the same time, I would like to continue to tell you my life story, because it makes me remember all the memories and experiences that have shaped my life, so, let me continue to tell you my life story from the very beginning, where I am going to tell you who I am, where have I been, where I am now and how I got here, and here and now while I am writing my own life story in hub pages. I am writing this story hoping that one day my family and friends might read my story and understand a bit more about me, I know that this might be just a wishful thinking, because families and friends don’t read their stories, since they believe that they know everything about you.
So, as I have said, I have decided to tell you my own life story, because of something that has happened to me recently; you see this something has pushed me to start writing many things including my own life story, so, this is also the reason why I am writing now. You see, now that I am in my early sixties, and therefore I am in the later part of my life span. I have to say that although I am an old man, and therefore, experienced with life and with what life can throw at us, which sometimes it can be rather bad; one of my latest experience has made me feel so inadequate and frustrated lately, for not being able to reach out and make happen, what I wanted so desperately to happen. And this is one of the reasons, or perhaps the most important reason, why I have started to write my own life story here and also go public in Hub Pages.
I have to say here also, that to be able to write in Hub Pages and have my own article in a public place to be read from anybody, it makes me feel proud of myself, since in my younger part of my life I have never believed that I would be able to do that, even if I am doing it only in a small way; this makes me feel that I have fought back that feeling of being inadequate and now I feel more confident about myself, just because I am writing my story in Hub Pages, but let us go back to my life story.
Anyhow, I have to say that I have felt so many other times that feeling of being inadequate during my life, which I believe that it has been all because; I was put in a disadvantaged position when I was young, and for that reason, I was not able to better myself to a satisfactory standard at that time, which otherwise I would have been able to achieve, if I had the chance; so, these are my laments in this life story and these laments I am telling you here-under.
For these lost chances I can’t blame anybody, and I can’t even blame my mother for putting me in such disadvantaged position, when I was very young, because she was forced from disastrous and tragic events beyond her control. So, I have come to the conclusion that I can only blame Fate, because it struck a terrible blow to our family when I was very young.
Therefore, if in my younger years I had been in a position to go to high school at least for a few more years, or perhaps as long as my capacity to learn was used to the maximum; Then I could have learned whatever they teach at school, and at the same time as I would have been in a more social environment, I would have been able to improve my social and communication skills while I were at school, those skills which are so important to communicate well with the rest of the community.
Therefore, if I had acquired those social skills when I was young, I would have been accepted better socially, and I would have felt happier with myself, instead of feeling sometimes left out from the mainstream, and feeling concerned and isolated.
You see; if I would have had a chance to learn more at high school, then I would have learned more at the time when I was young, and from that extra education I could have been more successful later on in my life, because I could have used my acquired knowledge, and those social skills which I never had the chance to learn then, because if I had, I could have achieved better things and ripped more and better rewards from within this society that we are living in today, which seems to me that it is more and more demanding about these social aspect.
This is one of those things that has made me feel sometimes inadequate, and it has followed me most of my life. You see, those social skills that I have been talking about must be learned when one is young, while frequenting high school and mixing with society around yourself, so that these social skills would become part of oneself, and therefore, one can use them to their own advantage all their lifelong. For me it was not like that at all and most of those skills that we require in life I had to learn bit by bit the hard way, the best way I could.
Anyhow, about this issue of feeling inadequate is going to be written in one of our articles called, Hello my world, where I am going to sound like a rebel and break out of this life drawback in a drastic way, where I will try to change my own way of thinking; but now let us continue to follow our own ways, and our own destiny the way that we have always done.
My life story could be connected with God religion and destiny
Perhaps we have our own destiny
Today I have to say, I feel that there might be something we call our destiny, so, one might be born to live a certain way of life, or perhaps our destiny is already written in God’s book of our own life, so, in a way we are forced to live our lives according to what is written in it, therefore, our life is going to be influenced by some life events that are behind your control. Now I don’t know what to believe about what I have said, but somehow, I believe that there is a sort of destiny for every one of us, but at the same time, I hope that our destiny is not completely fixed and it can be modified to a certain extent, if we have the opportunity to do it, then we might be able to improve our destiny.
You see, I believe that if we believe that our destiny is fixed, then there is no way that we could change it, so, it is better, if we believe that we can change it somehow. Anyhow, those things that happen in our lives might happen for a reason, so, they affect our life one way or another. Therefore, I believe that there is a sort of destiny because of what has happened to me, and perhaps it still continues to happen even today, as I feel that I have to struggle.
Anyhow, dear readers as I have already said, I have come to blame my fate, for most of my life short comings and pains. Because I believe that when I was born, I was born with a good chance to live a better life; but it was not to be, that is the reason why I think that perhaps it was my destiny. So, my dear readers, if you happen to read my life story, I am sure that you may very well ask. Why is it that I am telling you mostly sad stories? Is it possible that in my whole life, I had so many sad happenings and not any happy ones?
Well, I should say here that I have had a few happy happenings, but if I had to tell you about my happy happenings they would be so few and very boring indeed, and nobody could or would be interested to hear them anyhow, because they seem to me that they are normal things and not important at all.
So, I would like to talk, about those happenings that have affected my life in a negative way, one could say that they have made me struggle during my life, as I have already said in my last article, My life my struggles, this is the link to my life struggles, My life my struggles
I know dear readers that you might be thinking that it is meaningless to write down all this useless stuff, as nobody might be willing to read it or get any real benefit from it.
But I am thinking that if my writings survive in a hidden corner, just for a generation or two, and even if my writings are not well written, as my English written skills are not the best now. But I believe that in several years, when time passes away, then whoever would be reading my life story will find them more interesting, because life was so different in the old days, because we used to live in a different way of life altogether, you see, I have started to live my life long before the great changes of nowadays, so, this difference is what might make this life story interesting to read.
And if what I am writing here is going to be useless anyhow, I will do it just for practice, so, I would be able to improve my English language and also my writing skills. So, I could feel more confident within my own self, and therefore I would not feel to be in such a hopeless and desperate position; like that time when something happened to me at a certain stage of my life, but at that time, I was not able to cope with it properly, and because I wasn’t able to cope it matter in my case, because was very painful, because of what I wanted to reach and do, but I
wasn’t able to, here I am talking about a matter that was and indeed is a very delicate matter of personal nature, so, I am not going to disclose it willingly.
But I would like to tell you, my helpless and desperate feelings, which I will write about them later including what was it that caused me so much distress. But this distress has also made me come to a decision, which is that I must improve myself in my lacking English writing skills. So, now although I am getting old, I will try very hard, if I can improve myself, so that, my improvements may still help me in my later years to reach where I have failed before. You see this is my view about life; when you fail you get up dust yourself and try again harder.
Therefore, by writing my own life story, I will also help myself to improve my English and my communication skills, which after all they are the art of being able to write or to say, the right words at the right time with the right meanings; since saying meaningful and skillful phrases is just like when one writes them down.
So, please don’t be annoyed by my life story and allow me to write a few things that I have gone through during my own life. I would like to write them; so, I could show you how hard life was then, and how hard life can sometimes be, since this applies particularly to me; because during my life so many things have changed since I was a child; I know of course that things will still keep changing nowadays and in the future, and very likely even faster than before, but now because we know of the oncoming changes we are able to accept them more easily than before, and therefore, they will not seem that bad to us anyhow, because at least we believe that we know where we are going in the near future.
I believe that this article is becoming too long, because today people seem very busy and don’t like very long stories, so, I better stop writing this article now. But, an old man life story, IS TO BE CONTINUED: With another hub called, my farm life experience, or something else. See you next time, as we have more things to tell you.
Some links to life stories plus
- My first farm life experience
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- Prayers of Reconciliation
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- Australian houses in Brisbane
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- My life my struggles
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- Religious Reconciliation Doc
- Your Life Is Your Story - Autobiography, Life Story, Family History Services and Ideas
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