How To Keep Hope Alive

Darrin Atkins
2 min readJan 4, 2021

Yes you can fight for your destiny

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Life can be challenging some of the time. There are obstacles to overcome and goals to accomplish.

But what happens when you think that things have become too much, that the burden is too heavy? That is the time to reach out and find strength.

There are many resources available in your neighborhood or your city and state. You just need to take the time to find out where to go and what to do.

  • Student aid for college. Have you always wanted to finish college or get an advance certification or university degree? You may be able to obtain financial loans or student aid to help you in the process.
  • Small business. Have you dreamed about a little business of your own, maybe a restaurant or motel? There are resources available so you might consider applying for them or at least requesting more information about how to proceed.
  • New training. Do you want the tech or medical skills that are in demand? Your local library may have information about free or low-cost training in fields that are hiring.

Every day is the first day of the rest of your life, as the saying goes. Don’t for a second think that you are stuck in one career or lifestyle with no hope for anything better.

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If you work hard and have determination, you have a chance at making it and being successful in this world. There are small things that can help you get ahead in life.

  • Showing up every day
  • Being punctual
  • Working hard
  • Being polite
  • Staying professional
  • Helping others
  • Getting along with others

Remember that every day is a new beginning. If you have a dream for yourself, don’t for a second give up on that dream. Keep it alive and strong in your heart and mind.

We can make it in this world if we encourage and support each other. Reach out to your local civic or government institutions and see what is available to help you pursue your dream in life.



Darrin Atkins

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