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bring me down

things and people bring me down, at the same time pull me up. these actions acutually cancel each other out, but it's hard to get the hang of always being pulled in two directions literally.

one direction is towards the path of sheer failure, inadvertent incompetence and the so called easy way out. this is the most enticing path you could be offered at any given time -- a shortcut is always shorter than the shortest long cut.

the other direction is towards the path of glorification, fame, and pure satisfaction. it is nice to work hard for your merits or points, and it sure is easier to bask in the glory of a job well done. it is like the feeling you get after scaling a mountain that almost took your life while at it.

there are always forces like these similar in every situation -- if you knew a shortcut, would you go that route, or would you rather work for it the usual 'hard' way?

i'm a masochist, so there should be no problem in making that decision. but then im also a cheat, so heck there's my problem.

please help. =)

chillin'...

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