I’ve had countless near-death experiences in my life.
During elementary years, I almost drowned in a rangas (river) for not heeding to my parent’s advice not to bathe there because I didn’t know how to swim. Thanks to a friend who lifted me up for some oxygen.
Thus, in college, I took swimming lessons for my PE subjects. But I almost drowned again some years back during a company outing in Batangas due to my arrogance that I knew how to swim I could go near the floating boundary. I panicked I could no longer touch the sand. But images of #2daughters flashed before my eyes. It was such an inspiration that despite exhaustion I was able to swim back to the shore.
I learned very important lessons I carry to this day. That both ignorance and arrogance can kill you! With investing, I find these very valuable.
The most recent was yesterday. I was giving my all finishing my work to rush for an Aunt’s birthday to reunite with 2daughters but something shook my world. Continue reading