"One cannot have diligence without faith and one cannot have faith without hope. For the diligent work, with purpose, beneath the surface towards a goal despite the conditions on the road. The hope to achieve is why they suffer and bleed. Be a byproduct of your circumstance, not a victim."
People use their past or current situations as scapegoats for their inactivity or excuses as to why they cannot do better for themselves. Granted, tragic and unfortunate things do happen in peoples' lives, yet one must seek to triumph in the face of tragedy. Accepting defeat in any area of your life is never cool. You can be victorious in any situation if you choose to.