I Choose To Look The Other Way
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I Choose to Look the Other Way

I remember the first time I witness cheating inside my workplace. It was very awkward and honestly I was confused what to do.

This is just my first month. It is completely out of my comfort zone, the first thing in my mind when I came here was to blend well with my colleagues, to establish a good relationship since we have different nationalities and culture.

Then it happens, I’m scared to make some noise. I barely know anyone. I don’t have any control on their actions but I ‘am completely sure that I ‘am responsible on my own. I tried to look the other side; I concentrated on my own designated job, and do what was right. I still have some voices inside me to speak up but considering the real fact that I don’t have the edge to do it, I may not succeed, or I may lose more, I look the other way.

This is one of the realities that I realize I couldn't stand on my ground "always".

Because I desperately needed my job, I pretended that I haven't seen anything. I make my own justice by doing my job responsibly. I even offer myself to do it the right way if they don’t like doing it. But I shut-up. This is the best remedy I can think off to balance my needs and obligations.

However beside those hardships I was able to earn respect and honour from others. I could say I was able to influence them even though in the slightest way. I still feel guilty but I manage to cover it with good things that I try to do.

I wasn't perfect, I make mistakes... a lot and I endure what it takes, I pay the price, but I learned and stand from it and I keep on going no matter what......................................

I just don’t understand why some cannot do it? Why some figure it as survival? Is this how they see the world now? Stepping unto others, doing less and getting more is being smart! Some says "there is no such thing as fair"!!!!

Really??? It doesn't make sense?????

Whatever it is, I still choose to be me, believing that good things will always come. I don’t have the most believable proof but I have faith that guides me. My faith will keep me on the right track, and keeps me standing steadily from all the worst.

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Ivanjane-Jam


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