The Ultimate Beams of Hope

or the past few months, there’s a lot of things had happened to the life of a young man named *Jay – new career, new relationship, and new challenges of being a successful independent. He just loves to share a few things of his remarkable stories out of many because he knows it would have been very long and might be tedious. But as far as I know, every story is definitely worth reading for. Here’s what he just shared:

Revealed. Jay is only 20, but he’s completely reliable to himself – not dependent to his parents or anyone else to provide his needs and wants. He is a quiet person, a man with a few words. You can only hear him speak at least 50 words a day. It’s seldom for you see him laugh but he’s not that serious either. He is very helpful and willing to take extra miles for someone in need. He didn’t experience to be treated like a bad guy because he knows how to consider other people’s feelings and treat them well.


Way back last year, Jay was so privileged to have a job with reasonable pay in one of the prominent companies in his country. Although he lives on his own already, he was still able to divide his blessings with his parents from the company he worked with. He promised his parents to take good care of them for the best of his ability given that they’re not that strong anymore to make end meets. He dreamed to finish mending their very old home that hasn’t been done for many years. He dreamed to have his very first computer to widen his knowledge and he dreamed to be a good provider in his relationship with his loved one. He was a very happy and blissful young boy and, in fact, a dreamer until something happened to him that has made his whole life changed.

Jay lost his job for the very first time in his life. He was accused for something that he didn’t intentionally do. For his entire career, this is the first time he has made an honest mistake that made his everything bring to an end. He explained himself but no one seemed to believe, no one even understood. He told nothing but only the truth. His heart was broken. His dreams and plans came to nothing. Everything that he has was gone and that brought his world to an end.

Beams of hope. After what happened, Jay didn’t surrender. He didn’t stop believing himself that what he did is RIGHT. Even once, the words giving up never ever came to his mind. He can’t seem to find someone on earth to trust and to share his anguish with but only God and his diary. His relationship suffered, he was running out of money, he has no choice but to go home and humbly ask for his parents help that had nothing much to offer because they’re old. Nevertheless, his life didn’t stop there. He held on tightly to those things he knows and believes. He faithfully held on tight to God’s words and promises that He will never abandon him especially to his most difficult times. He is very faithful, strong and very determined to have his happy life back, to make things to be connected again, to reach the highest star, to continue dreaming and let these dreams come true.

Now, 23 year-old Jay is working in a very prestigious company in the world. He promised himself that he will do his very best to take care of his work, make the best out of it and to continue his plans and dreams that have been put aside for a long, long time.


HOUGHTS. We are in this world to appreciate life. We have everything we need here. We might fail and get hurt one day, but giving up is never an option. Like Jay, all we need to have is the fidelity and the ability to believe that we can make it through. He never stepped someone else’s feet just for him to be successful. Even though he knows to himself that he never did anything wrong, but still has been kicked out of his job, Jay didn’t lose hope. He firmly accepted it wholeheartedly because he believes that God will never give him ordeals that he cannot stand. After all, faith in everything that we do is the main tool to outshine whatever trial and tribulation we will encounter across in life. Jay was also the one who wrote this inspiring story, and that is actually ME.

* is the writer of The Diary of Me

Copyright © 2012 by The Diary of Me, Published by MACK

Photo: Ian Rey

36 thoughts on “The Ultimate Beams of Hope

    1. Jay is, indeed, a true survivor himself. He knows that all of us are special in the eyes of God who loves us not just for what we are, but for who we are as an individual.

      Thank you so much, Len for reading and accepting Jay’s share of wisdom.

    1. That is right. But having faith and trust is not enough, we have to do everything as well to make our dreams truly possible, like what Jay did. Thank you so much, Marva for reading the story.

  1. Hi

    You write good stuff up here, so please keep penning and keep inspiring! 🙂

    I would like to thank you for following my blog. I hope my blog doesn’t disappoint you and that your visits in my blog have been and will always be a joyful ride.

    Thank you again and I wish you a lovely day! 🙂

    Subhan Zein

  2. I find your blog so interesting. The pictures on my mind are so similar to those photos of yours. And I love reading poems, so i definitely love to follow every piece that you’ll be posting! Thank you for the comment and please keep on blogging! 🙂

  3. Life has difficult lessons for us all, doesn’t it? Hopefully what you have learned will give your heart strength and peace, and make you a wiser man. I’m glad that you have been able to rise above your circumstances – circumstances change, but God never does, and His promises are sure! 🙂

    1. Yes, it does. We’ve had different lessons that made us more mature and wiser when it comes to dealing difficult circumstances as well. Thank you for your inspiring comment, Melody. It’s a very kind of you. 🙂

  4. Oh! thanks for sahring this Mack. I really love it much….. I find your blog very inspiring. Will certainly follow from you in the future. And oh! I must say, I need to include yours to my favorites. Have a good day!

    1. Thanks a lot, Nizy! I’m glad that I have found someone who’s as good as those people I have met in this blog site, and that is you. I appreciate your time so much. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!

    1. Wow, you’re so sweet, Nizy! Remembering me to be part of your success is such an amazing achievement in the world of blogging! I’m so happy and proud of you that we’ve crossed our ways. 🙂 I hope you’ll continue blogging! Thank you so much!

      1. It’s so kind of you, Nizy! I always dream to write a book one day. Thank you for the encouragement. 🙂 You do have so much talents as well. I’m glad I know you and looking forward to meet you. MABUHAY!

  5. glad to hear bout it… Sana matupad! and will definitely grab a copy of your book. BTW, do you have a twitter account? lemme me know and will follow you, feel free to follow @nackynice as well. See you on twitter 🙂

  6. I hope that would come true very soon! Even though I don’t publish anything yet, but let me thank you in advance for that! 🙂 I’m not that active on twitter, but I’ll be more than glad to try to keep in touch.

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