May 31, 2015

On Not Being Right in the World

One of the Damned from Michelangelo's fresco "The Last Judgment."
Advice for When You Do Not Feel on Par with Existence:

While we value people who have come through significant challenges, the prevailing opinion among many is that those who are struggling just have not tried hard enough.

However, there is value in not being right in the world.

It does not mean you are not trying to succeed.

Who is Measuring Who and Does it Matter?

Often we are measured by criteria that even those who are setting the criteria don't fully understand.

Image Source: Michelangelo Buonarotti, "The Last Judgment" 1537-1541, The Sistine Chapel, Vatican City