Jerlin Jeri - 57

AUG. 11, 2020

Curtain Hug

One day at my college, I was running to my practical lab to submit my record note. I was in a hurry at that time. I saw a man who was blind and holding a stick in his hand, waiting for someone’s guidance.
But everyone was busy with their own lives. Everyone was alive, but no one came forward to help him. But he was still waiting. I just threw my thoughts of record submission out of the window and went near to him to help him.
I held his hand and said, “Don’t worry, I’ll help you”. He replied, “I have been waiting for an hour but no one helped me.” I asked where he wanted to go, to which he requested me to guide him to Sofi’s block, one of my college blocks. I held his hand and guided him. During that time, I learned many life lessons from him.
He was blind, but he did MSc. in physics and also passed the TRP examination. He takes classes for college students about soft skill. A few minutes later he said some wonderful lines about life, “We Should not give up, the beginning is always the harder. For every reason something seems impossible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exploring, the fearful are caught as often as the bold. Success has no reason.”