So many thoughts race through my mind at this moment.
I gave a practice talk today about my research. Didn't go so well. Got 'critical' feedback. I just hope that feedback enables my talk to somehow get through to the committee tomorrow.
One thing is quite embarrassing though. This realization: When a person is so afraid (read petrified) of the 'defense' of how he/she spent 5-6 years of life -- in front of a limited audience...
How afraid should he/she be -- to give an account, of the entire life, in front of an even bigger audience...and in front of the Creator.
Are we really more afraid of the latter than the former?
Food for thought :(
Maybe one day I will look back at this post and it will remind me what a 'blip' this degree was in my life... a mere blip. Nothing more. And then I may regret how much I was stressing about it.
Something to make this dark post a little bit lighter: