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Ramiro Benavides

Teacher - AP Calculus, Universidad Central del Ecuador

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Do you think that there is a revelation for everyone, a sort of a guideline for (re)designing our lives?

Sometimes, individuals feel that they need some kind of guidelines for continuing with their lives. Several reasons establish an stagnation-like way of living. Maybe you and I were in this situation in any time. It were hard to find a person who really understands our feelings and thoughts about a certain matter. So, we were forced to take crucial decisions by ourselves. But, in some cases, we realized that decisions taken this way were not the ones we should take. Then, we ask to ourselves: "Could we get some kind of revelation in order to feel we are doing 'the right thing' from now on?" What is the nature of this source of revelation? Can we trust this source of revelation? How can we be sure of the value and scope of revelations given? Are revelations only possible inside a theological framework?

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    Aug 2 2012: There is no immunity from life's difficult times. Even the right path or the right decisions require(s) hardwork, courage.
    There are times when one knows, without a doubt, that one way is the way to go. There are times when one just has to decide and boldly face the consequences of the decision.

    In difficult times, even prior revelation does not make it an easy feeling.
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      Aug 2 2012: Thank you, Feyisayo. What you say is a revelation by itself. The sentence "There are times when one just has to decide and boldly face the consequences of the decision" is the kind of higher revelation an angel can show to you when you are living those "hard times". Excellent contribution, my friend. Thanks again.

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