I chose the road-less traveled

Written by Kennedy Kithia, a Lapid Leader

Romans 12:2, Do not conform to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind. Being in my prime in campus, conformity was my greatest battle, it’s the easiest option after all. However, through my Lapid Experience, I have learnt otherwise, that it is not the easiest option that brings an impact, but rather the tough one.

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Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

This is just the beginning as I have realised that I am not doing the world any favors by not living out my full potential…

 

 

 

 

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