I have something to tell you…something that’s unheard, unread and unexpressed. It’s a tale that trails the marks of some fulfilled and unfilled desires, some expected and unexpected encounters with time, some mistakes that worked wonders, and some decisions that went wrong.
I run aimlessly. Travel a far. Learn a lot. Still end up reaching nowhere. I restore my system. Start afresh with an AIM. But this time, the pace’s slow and confidence’s low. But I have an AIM and the DESIRE. The DESIRE to ACCOMPLISH.
While a right choice takes you higher, a wrong one ruins. I had always been fascinated towards writing. I wrote poems for aspiring lovers at school. I wrote write–ups for friends participating in different writing competitions. I wrote self–created answers in exams rather than importing those from help books. Believe me whatever I wrote, worked.
There were enough “OMENs” for me to pick writing as my career but how could I save myself from basic human tendency i.e never accept something that comes easy.
My goal had come easy for me… perfect reason to ignore the OMENs. I thought of every possible goal except the one I was destined to choose.
I finished school. Headed for college. Continued to write that still worked as it had always been. But still considered it a hobby. How could it be a profession? It had come easy like the love of our parents, which we rarely valued.
Anyways, I was done with my college and so-called career–oriented study and moved on to next big thing ― CAREER. Then, began the phase of aimless running from job to job. I did found peace and pleasure in the beginning but not the satisfaction because my passion, my childhood dream, my ever-neglected secret desire was still un–attended and rejected.
Chasing dreams is never easy. After initial encouragement, beginner’s luck, you find yourself in no man’s land. I was no exception. Had success come easy, hard work and persistence would have lost its worth. So one day, inspired by my initial success on the way to success, I decided to take a U-turn, U-turn from my life that was going fine where if I couldn’t boast of contentment, I wasn’t frustrated either.
There were obstructions…there were hindrances…perhaps God wanted to test my sincerity and desperation to realize my dream. Neither did I loose my courage nor did God tested my patience and persistence for long and I continued to transcend slowly but confidently. This time, both heart and mind were unidirectional. No conflict…no doubt…only a will…stronger and sincere like never before.
Though I am still far from that pot at the end of the rainbow, I have seen the light…the light evolving from seven vibrant colors that will continue to enlighten my way towards success…that is a process…the process of rising…and resurrecting…at the same time
Success is a never-ending journey that transverses through the destinations of success and failure. Even the failed attempts would not be able to deter my drive towards destination because I know…In fact I believe…the footprints of failure fuel the desire to succeed.