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After I climbed to the Top, I jumped!

One year passed, and people still asked, why after you climbed to the TOP, you jumped?

I started my life in ASUS after I graduated from University. I spent my 12 years there, one third of my life. If I was born, I was a teenager when I reached the top. But, rather to stay, I prefer to jump. My feeling at that time was like I left my home & family for University in big city. If you have ever watched Moana, that’s me 🙂

In that 12 years, I learn how to crawl, how to walk, how to run, how to hunt and how to farm. I also learn how to speak with babies, with kids, with teenage, with adult, with old ones. I was born as a baby lion and was raised as lion to be the giant lion. It is kind of the philosophy in ASUS.

 I enjoyed tracking in the jungle, running on the green fields, climbing the rocks, experience the heat of the sun, drops of the rain, storm. I liked many different animals, cute ones, scary ones; got stung, got bitten, got ran after, got love. I liked meeting different kind of people; the farmer, the hunter, the sniper, the talker, the witches, the prayer. While enjoyed the adventure, I increased my skill, capability, adaptability, my strength. When we are in fighting mode, we are growing ourselves.

One day, I reached that Top of the summit. And I can see all those beautiful scenes. You would have feeling of relieve, feeling of happiness, feeling of home, comfort zone. You don’t need to track any jungle, you don’t need to run on the green field, you don’t need to climb the rocks, you are shielded from the storm, from the heat of the sun, drops of the rain. You won't hear any scream, roar, whisper. You are at the outer ring of what happening on the ground because you are at the Top. After some time, you forget how to fight, or you would avoid that, because you love to settle down.

 Somehow, you watched from the top, people running on the field, climbing the rocks, diving in the deep of the sea, hunting. And you suddenly miss that adventure. And you started to question if you feel content?

 What would I be if I stayed for the rest of my life on this top, where I stand now? Perhaps I would go to another top of the same hill. And I got all the LOVE from the hill because I built it. 

But life is once. And life is about Journey. Adventure. 

Life is not about the title. Not about the stairs. Not about the power. Not about proofing anything to anyone. Just feeling content make life alive.

Up and down journey are fun.

Adventure of fear, pain and gain are unforgettable and sharable.

 When you are on the top, you would see that the universe is so big, that you prefer to travel around it, on the ground, rather than just looking at it, from the top.

 So then, I jumped. It hit hard at first, but that how I built my strength and fighting spirit, and feel reborn, again 🙂

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