15 July 2012

Hope or Surrender

To live in hope for something better or to surrender in stoic resignation - that is often presented as the choice those in extremely trying circumstances have to make. But what Kuan's experiences show is that sometimes the only hope may involve giving up a most important part of one's life. The catch is that you do not surrender the wrong part. The choice is not easy, and the most difficult element is to realise what sacrifice the choice will inevitably involve.