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Zero Dean

Author | Photographer | CG Artist | Filmmaker

The greatest challenge in life

The greatest challenge in life


Always remember that people who say things like, “The greatest challenge in life is…” are speaking from limited experience.

What is one person’s greatest challenge in life is another person’s walk in the park.

We are not all one and the same.

No matter how similar our backgrounds may be, every journey we take in life is uniquely our own.

It is extremely rare, if not impossible, for one person, one book, one statement, or one quote to speak to or for everyone. And it is arrogant (or ignorant) for people to suggest that they can.

There are a million or more people in the world who will suggest that they know what the meaning of life is. But in the end, it’s up to you to decide based on your own experience.

Because your life — like your journey — is your own. And the only person it needs to make sense to — and quite possibly the only person it will ever make sense to — is you.

And for some, that is the greatest challenge in life. And for others it’s a walk in the park.

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” — Ian Maclaren *


Zero Dean

Zero Dean

Author of Lessons Learned From The Path Less Traveled. Professional photographer. Filmmaker. Humorist. Into photography, art, kindness, compassion, and living beyond comfort. Normal is boring.