I pack my bag carefully before leaving: my blue cotton shirt, soft from years of wear and still smelling faintly of the incense I keep in my closet; a second pair of warm soft pants, in anticipation of colder weather; the travel guide Papi gave me for my 18th birthday, when youthful idealism believed I could conquer the world; my phone, a charger, a change of underwear. 3,426 more words
Your happiness and victory in life hinge on whether you can grasp, while you are still young, the fact that happiness lies within.
That’s why there is no need for you to compare yourselves to others but instead strive powerfully and cheerfully to develop your state of life, aiming to improve yourselves each day. 42 more words