Written by Jacob Ibrag

Crowds led by those who preach to preach. They know

no more than those who speak to speak. Pray for adversity,

it’s the cornerstone for growing an identity. To understand

what you’re willing to dieย for is to be inherently free.

Photography by Katerina Plotnikova

30 comments on “Adversity

  1. This is incredible… You sound like Socrates or Plato here. Truly.

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  2. twenty four darker blog's

    Awesome ๐Ÿ˜

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  3. Interesting!

    Will you die for me?

    toad (chris jensen) thisoldtoad

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  4. Deep and beautiful.

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  5. I accidentally unfollowed you due to my carelessness and not paying attention to what I was pressing. Luckily I was able to follow back; couldn’t miss such greats poems due to my carelessness๐Ÿ˜…

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  7. Beautiful and true!

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  8. Amazing poem Jacob…Ur thoughts inspire a higher level of growth !!!๐Ÿ˜Š

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  9. Deep, deep, and so reflective

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  10. That, is EXACTLY what this world needs, a multitude of various opinions, because diversities in culture and government is what makes it better.

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  12. Great poem. Adversity is the mold that shapes!

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  13. Awesome. Hey, I don’t even know how I ended up following this blog. Did it used to have another name? Who is this? Where am I? And how can I get invited to put some words here?

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  14. Adversity builds are character as we look back at the hard times and realize that during the dark valleys it shaped us into who we are today. Great poem.

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