“Opportunities are like sunrise; If you wait too long, you miss the sunrise” quotes William Arthur Ward. Life doesn’t have to be complicated. Have fun and enjoy life. Life is a matter of choices from many opportunities you make. No matter how old you are; You can be a change, a better one. Our life can change in a fraction of seconds only if we seize our opportunities in a right moment at the right time. Life is beautiful.
Some people live for 80 years but they have already died in their 20s emotionally steepened beneath their heart. What good is it to live with riches and wealth but all alone with shattered heart? What is more painful to have you isolated by others? Enchantments for material things won’t last long, for when you are focused only on running you won’t have time to walk-along with your loved one and time will smack you hard in your dying bed with full of regrets. And know that, Regrets and miseries won’t buy your misdeeds but troubles will cymbal like a church gong.
Life is like driving a car. You don’t drive looking at the side mirror. If you do so, you’ll surely flip your car. You drive your car looking at your windshield. If you only look at your windshield, you’ll not know what is overtaking you. So, you need both the side mirror and the windshield to keep your car at pace to drive calmly. In our day to day life; let us rejuvenate and introspect our past life and not live there, instead, learn from it and move forward. Focus ahead for a better future for time once lost will never come back. While your physique are strong and while your foot could walk:-
Invest in your talent-
All human are born with talent. The thing that you are good at is your talent. Some people possess many talents but excel in non of their talents. On the other hand, some people has only one talent but excel in their profession and mastered it. Kicking the ball alone makes Messi and Ronaldo the best football player in the world. A unique voice made Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry a great singer. Focusing on writing alone made J.K Rawling, a prominent writer. They aren’t bothered in Politics and economy, they simply keeps on practicing in one thing they are really good at. That made them famous among others. By trying to become like successful people do, we should not sell our own self. We must be confident and trust in our own instinct. Don’t loose the thing you have while chasing for the things you haven’t got. Keep trying to the best of your ability on the things that you are really good at. Make your talent your passion to let your dream come true.
Work for your people
Where would you want to bury your body when you die? Obviously, your birth place. Then, why do you venture in different cities to exercise your talent in already developed cities while you can do a little bit of good thing for your people? Who do you think will build your own town? If not you, than who? Mainland people? Your Illiterate fellow farmers? Your old parents? After your retirement? No. It is you and it is now… Dubai was a barren land in 1960’s, but, in this 21stcentury, Dubai is one of the most developed city in the world. Once a barren land has now the tallest Skyscraper in the world. Dubai has become a tourist destination, business centre, cultural hub, land of entertainments and job provider. Dubai became great, because, the king of The UAE invest their country’s potential in their own land. “When the sun is up; sleep not, but, dig your mind and When the sun is down; Work not, but, light your candle.” Let us think about what we have, to let it grow rather than dreaming of what we don’t have. Even if you work in a foreign land, help the locals to make our land a better tomorrow. Let us dream together, work hand in hand and move forward for a brighter future. Julia A.F Carney quotes: “Little drops of water, Little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean And the pleasant land.”
Have something to hope for
Everybody needs something to hope for. Hope is vital to let your dreams come true. Lou Holtz puts forward that, “There’s never a right time to do the right thing and there’s never a wrong time to do the right thing. Just do it right. Right to be on time. Do everything to the best of your abilities with time allotted.” Don’t die with your dreams unfulfilled. Give hope a chance to your dream. When love is ruined and faith has lost, hope will give you reason to step ahead. Being a Christian, Have Hope in Christ, our redeemer. Isiah 40:31 says “Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
Do everything in love
In a relationship, There is no greater joy to love the one you love and be loved by the one you love. Don’t take love for granted; You can’t repel your heart when love takes you for granted.
You can’t love someone forcefully. Love breaks easily like a wine glass falling on the floor when there’s a gap of trust, commitment and communication. Instead of longing for physical needs, try to fulfil the emotional desires of the heart. Let love come to you softly and tenderly. So that, you can love everyone unconditionally because, without love there is no peace. If God is for you. Whom do you fear? Why do you fear for? God is not yet finished with you. No matter how wrong you are and how big your burden is; God is there for you and God loves you more than your fear.
A feeling of regret culminates my mind every single day for not saying ‘I love you’ not even once to my dad while he’s alive. If I could, I wish to turn back time just to say I love you dad for everything you’ve sacrificed for me. Regrets won’t buy your past, instead, show and say your love to your loved ones more often. It will surely strengthen your bondage to a higher ground. Let love stay in your heart, so that, love can flow like a mountain stream from you. In everything you do, do it with love.
Learn to say a word of Gratitude
There’s nothing to be ashamed of in admitting your mistakes. Accept your mistakes and say ‘Sorry’ when you do something wrong. In our daily life, there’s always a reason to be thankful for. Say a word of gratitude when someone do something good for you. It will be like an unsent gift wrapped beautifully when you feel grateful but you haven’t expressed a word of gratitude. Be grateful for what you have and be thankful in everything you do. Count your many blessings rather than recollecting your many problems. Let us be content with what we have. Give thanks to the Lord for He is worthy to be praised.
Helen Keller once said, “The most beautiful thing cannot be heard or seen but are felt only by the heart.” Every storm is a school. Every trial is a teacher. Every experience is an education. Every difficulty is for your development. J.R.R Tolkein coined a word saying, “All we have to decide is to do with the time allotted to us.” So, What are you going to do While there’s time?