Following is the 9th blog on KCO’s on going series of blog writing. This blog is written by Hafiz Muhammad Shafaat Ali, Supervisor Taxation and Corporate Advisory Services. In the current team mix of KCO, Shafaat Sahib is perhaps the best trainer of the firm. He manages the disbursing of official duties with imparting on-job training to young students with supreme efficiency. However, it would be unjust if his dominating vocals are missed here. Please read the following blog to know more about him

Life is Not a Bed of Roses, but rather a Bed of Thorns

Life is not a bed of roses neither it is full of thorns. Life is full of struggle but there is a lot of problems and challenges faced by the people in daily life. Prosperity in every field of life never comes to you on its own. You have to struggle hard to get to it. A good example is that of a sport person. A boxer can only win a fight based on the amount of effort and hard work. People are exposed to a number of problems and challenges, and it is only when such obstacles are tackled will a person be able to be successful. Success can never be earned by staying idle and this implies that it is important to put an effort to increase the chances of becoming successful in life. Life is full of struggle and challenges, and if we want to succeed we should always keep our trust in Allah Almighty and also in ourselves.

Success or failure, Happiness or sorrow, moments are the part of life and vary from person to person, if you have not faced the moments of failure, you cannot realize the worth of happiness or success. I do not concur with these, we just keep firm belief on Allah. Allah knows that what is best for us because Allah is the only and unique creator of the whole universe and the one who can give solutions to our problems. Sometimes people think that there is no hope of success and finds darkness everywhere.

For every dark night, there’s a brighter day.”

You have studied the story of King Robert Bruce of Scotland and a story of Spider. But I would like to put an example of our Boss cum Brother Mr. Sharif uddin Khilji (a real successful person). If we study the struggle of Mr. Sharif uddin Khilji we will come to know that success in life is after passing the path of difficulties. Facing the difficulties will make you acceptable to the challenges of life and if you accept the challenges, success will follow you. Hiding from the challenges will give a serious set-back in the form of a looser in the competitive race of life.

Adversity and hardship is that great part of life which leads towards the successful future. Adversity makes you stronger and enough capable to bear the entire crisis of life. One should never lose the heart but should face his failures boldly. We should never lose the hope as we say that:“Tomorrow never dies

What it takes as we know, it is a hard and difficult journey but when the smoke will clear, we shall emerge as victors and survivors. We have to move forward in our quest for victory No matter. We have to search more, struggle hard to overcome fear in ourselves.

Always remember an example that climbing the ladder says to reach to the top you have to climb every single step on the ladder. Same is the case with the success of life. Success is not the ladder which can be climbed with your hands in the pocket.

Life never waits for anyone, you have to come up and get

Hafiz Muhammad Shafaat Ali