Archive for March, 2010

If You Don’t Bet…

Optimist – Pessimist, Brave – Hesitant…..
I have been thinking about the fear of losing. I think this is one of the main point that defines our character.
It also has to do something with being happy with what you have. Is this because we fear we can’t reach any better than we have?
So which one is prior to you? The pain of the loss or the joy of the new? Don’t ask me, I’m a melancholic.

One single question can tell you what you are:

Which is more you?

You don’t win if you don’t bet


You don’t lose if you don’t bet.

So, which one are you?


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Is it worth?

β€œTo love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.”

β€” C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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