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Get big dreams

04 December 2013, 10:41 Martin Beck Nworah

If you have big dreams, then get ready to die many times before you live. When you live in a society that is filled with much mediocrity and poverty, they'll call you a fool if you dream big.

They will see your dreams as utopian and your efforts as worthless. Never listen to them. A friend once told me that nobody sees your future except the creator and yourself. Nobody understands your goals, aspirations in life and dreams; that's why many laugh at you or talk you off when you try convincing them to believe you. You go to bed weeping because those you thought will inspire and motivate you are actually the ones pulling you down. I've been there before and I know how it feels.

You lie on your bed and sleep eludes you for several hours. It seems the whole world has ganged up against you and your future. Nobody cares and nobody is interested. Even friends become an illusion; an allusion they always were all along just that you never knew.

Now hear me; NEVER stop dreaming and working hard to achieve all you want. If the people in your life are so short sighted and myopic, change people, change environment and fill your life with positive people. There is no time and wasting the little you have, mourning and hating on anyone isn't just worth it. Look out for positive minds who share the same dreams and have the same mindset as you. The journey is far, the road is not straight, but if we're determined to get there, we will.

I join you today to aspire for greatness and success. I share your dreams of greatness and success across the red sea to the far ends of the earth. We will make it happen. Africa needs people like you. But to survive, you need to tap into some few secrets of the Eastern and Western philosophies and be ready to learn. To do that, you need to think out of the box and forget about the short sighted individuals pulling you down. Our dream is the world and we shall synergize to get there...Dare to dream?
Till we get to the Promised Land, I shall be waiting for when you will pass me a glass of water and thank God for the gift of grace for the race.

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