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Connected Dot

Isn't you believe that life is series of scattered dot, linked to one another? Some may call it stepping stone, which is actually we stepped on with purpose.

So one Saturday, I hang out with some old friends. When it was late and we have nothing to talk, we started random conversation for like weird things that may happen. One of my friend said 'Hey you should try a Vlog!' To me. I do write a blog, but Video-Blog? Nah.. Not really my thing. Then he convinced me by saying how interesting my job is, and how I have a bit of skill to do that. I denied. With laugh I say 'My face is so under-qualified'.

Another Saturday (which happened to be just the next Saturday), I hang out with different friends, from work. We talked about a lot. Until one of them said 'Hey you should try a Vlog!' To me. I laughed, and denied with the same reason. Surprisingly, I got the exact similar response from this totally different guy.

But still in my heart, I doubt that and promise my self I won't do any Vlog or something. I settled enough with one blog (and another one blog, my latest project with house mate).

So things are going well after those hang out. I get back to routine, work and drowned in the sea of endless reports.

Until one day..

I was so sick and less motivated. I feel like, I'm running hamster's wheel. I'm exhausted but not heading to anywhere.

One of my habit is to read when I feel lonely. I read books, especially in the toilet. That day.. I pick random book from the shelves, the one I've never read since I have it.

Chicken Soup for the Soul. You must be very familiar with that book. I have it for my twenty fifth birthday from my very old friend from middle school. This one is a compilation of success stories, of how one line can change people life forever.

At first I think, wow that was impressive. How a soul could moved just because of one sentence. Until I realised.. Well it must be. They didn't have instagram back then, or pinterest. Words like that, only found randomly, unexpectedly for one moment at a time.

As for today, I can see the same words over and over again, with different backgrounds, different sources, in instagram pinterest (and I collect them all but nothing changes, still. Lol).

Another chapter, another pages.

When I almost done with the toilet-book routine, I see this one page.

The story is so simple so I decided to read.


That simple story has moved me, big time! Because it says;

"Don't say NO, before you have tried"


I kept thinking that night, how awesome it is to have an ability to share and  communicate. So I decided to take open the video album I store digitally, and found that.. I wasn't that bad.

And why did I say NO to them, when I actually haven't really tried?


While I'm still young, I take it as a challenge and say:

Why Not!


Maybe this simple thing ever happened to your life as well. Look at your self now. Look at who you are and who you were. Spot the differences between the two life you've ever been. And remember what was the first thing that changed you.

Think about it and remember. Remind your self on why did you take the challenge and how did you think your life be in the future compare to now.

If you aren't grateful, then change! Take the challenge! Take the advice even though you don't like people to tell you things. Listen before you speak. Think before saying No.


The change you've been waiting for all these time.. Lies there. In the first step, you hesitantly take.


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