Character & Leadership, Creative Writing, Personal

To think, think, think

Prompt #18: In the past month, what have you learned?

April wasย a month of thinking. In my fast-paced life in college, I had to be quick in making decisions. I had to be vigilant in every move I make. When we trained for student council elections, we had to learn answering questions for just the amount of time the question was being stated, which was thirty seconds or so. But, in this more tranquil season–thinking, deeply thinking, has become part of my everyday life.

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Character & Leadership, Heiress of His Promise

Who is your Leader?

I thought about my decisions in the far and recent past and the factors that made me decide to push through or not. This includes both the big and small decisions that have defined my life as it is now. And I realised there were a lot of times I was pressured, instructed, or influenced by leaders around me. It could be someone superior in organisations I belonged to or even spiritual leaders at church. Many times it was my mom. It can also be friends who I considered were ahead of me in certain aspects or issues in my life, even though they werenโ€™t my โ€œleadersโ€ per se.

They didnโ€™t have to have an official title or position, but it was a matter of how I myself placed them in my life.

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