Saturday, 25 January 2014

Risking to Live

Br. Sheldon Dias

To laugh is to risk appearing the fool.
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To study is to risk being called a nerd.
To accept one’s fault is to risk being termed a coward.

To stand for your convictions is to risk being a loner
To reach out for another is o risk involvement.
To place our ideas before a crowd is to risk their loss.
To love is to risk not being loved in return.

To live is to risk dying.
To hope is to risk despair.
To try is to risk failure.
To be true with oneself is a risk to be false with others.

To be a religious is a risk of being non-secular.
To be a Salesian is a risk being calls a mere social worker.
But not to risk,
is the biggest risk we take.

Wishing you many opportunities

to take risk in life.

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