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I always rooted for the underdog.
Maybe that’s cos’ I always believed that he had more in him.

I watch movies all the time. Then one comes along that awakens the spirit. It makes me want to take the punches without ducking. It’s not how hard I can hit. It’s about how many I can take and keep going forward. That’s the story of success.
So speaketh Rocky!
Rocky Balboa is just a name to many. It’s a sequence of 6 films taking us through the life of a man who refused to cow down. I thought I had seen it all - but this last one - aptly titled ROCKY BALBOA - had wet eyes at the end of it.
The human spirit is tough... impregnable if we will it to be!

The question is how often do I do that....
Every once in a while - i don’t will it hard enough. So I lose. It appears that it’s time to give up and like an escapist I look for a route that will give me opportunity afresh. So what if I leave and find new pastures. Challenges will arise there as well. What then? Will the same escapist resurface or will I find some balls then?

I see the efforts of those around me - preying on my vulnerabilities.

I respect my family and love them! But I will not be cowed down by their belligerent yet stupid stratagem to dissuade me from my mission. This is a reaffirmation of the same.



Anonymous said…
and what is your mission?..mmdd
Arjun said…
my mission.... Read it on my website at

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