What is the difference between a 4o year old president or prime minister and a 64 year old ordinary citizen man? Was the other born to be a leader and was the other born at the wrong time? The answer is a bold NO. Their actions were what made the difference.
Before I started writing articles, I had been seeing myself doing this a couple of years ago and I would talk about it to myself and my close associates. I could see people getting better in their spiritual and physical lives as a result of perusing these articles but there was only one problem, I had not moved to actualise my dreams. And for as long as I didnít act, nothing changed. It is like the law of inertia, when you do not exert pressure on the body mass, it will remain on that state which it is in. It is alright to dream but it is a tragedy not to act upon those dreams. One man may spend the whole day, week, month or even a year talking about his plans to build one of the biggest malls in the region, while another person may spend the whole day, week, month or even a year building that kind of a mall, or maybe building just a smaller shopping complex. Whom do you think would be regarded as an achiever at the end of the day? I will leave that one for you to answer as food for thought. Be a doer of your dreams and not only a talker (James 1: 22).
The young president started as a dreamer, he saw himself addressing large masses of people and chanting those slogans and he took action and affiliated with a political organisation until he contested for the office of the president. He could have started running for a council seat and then office of a senator or governor before ascending to the presidential seat. Let us put the 64year old man in the shoes of that young man as well, he might have dreamt and saw himself as a president someday but never took a step towards his ambitions. Somehow we all started as dreamers but it is our actions that make the difference. It is time to walk the walk as much as we talk the talk. Shalom.
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