Doing The Right Thing Can Leave You Lonely

Tell us about a time when you were left on your own, to fend for yourself in an overwhelming situation —

Daily Prompt: Sink or Swim

Tell us about a time when you were left on your own, to fend for yourself in an overwhelming situation — on the job, at home, at school. What was the outcome?

We are often left with moments like these. Sometimes we are caught between doing what is popular and what is right. We may have a principle we feel impelled to stick to in the face of much opposition. It may call for action or inaction. It may call for the truth when the lie is more convenient and expedient.

It may mean acknowledging a personal fault or that of others. Friendships, reputations, business opportunities may suffer or be extinguished.

For me, personally, I wish it could be said I have always done the appropriate and right thing. Often times my own personal shortcomings and prejudices have been in the way of good judgment or…

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