Follow Your Calling

Are our dreams too big for us?

Sometimes we feel too small for our dreams, we feel our dreams are too big to reach and it’s impossible to reach them. We also see others fail to follow their dreams and it makes us think we also cannot follow our dreams and we don’t deserve our dreams.

When you really want something, the universe always conspires in your favor.

Fear and defeats are a sure thing

We need the courage to follow our callings because deciding to follow our dreams is like jumping into the unknown, it’s full of uncertainty, and a lot of things can happen. In following our dreams, we might lose everything we’ve won. And not everyone is ready for the risk.

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

Failing is something usual when we are working towards our dreams. Don’t be terrified of failing, the fear of failure is worse than failure itself. Don’t think about how to not fail, but think about how to fail six times and get up seven times. Because once we overcome our failure we will be filled with a greater sense of euphoria and confidence.

Following your dream is like learning a foreign language; you will make mistakes but you will get there in the end.

What if we don’t follow our dreams?

Those who don’t chase their dreams will live with their dreams buried in their heart. They think the flame has already died but the truth is the desire is always there as long as we live. It often resurfaces and whispers to us to pursue them but we choose to not listen to them, and one day we can’t resist the callings anymore and we will try again to pursue them only to realize we are too late to pursue them. And from that day the desire will turn into eternal regret.

In the end, you only regret the chance you didn’t take.

And the feeling of regret is worse than the feeling of failure because when we failed to win something at least we already know our capability and we already tried our best also we knew how far we can go.

If you never try, you’ll never know.

But if we don’t win it because we didn’t try we will regret it because we didn’t know our capability and there’s a possibility where actually we can achieve that. Everything could happen but sadly we didn’t try.

Keep trying. If you die today, make sure you die trying.

> Conclusion

Everyone has their own calling, have the courage to follow them or at least give it a try to follow them. Because unfollowed calling will haunt you for the rest of your life.

The alchemist is a story about a Spanish Shepperd (Santiago) who had the same dreams for nights, the dream told him about the treasure for him to follow near the pyramid (Egypt). After consulting with a fortune teller and wise man he went to the pyramid and meets a series of struggles. Despite the struggle he had and the weakened faith, his desire and curiosity are what keep him going on to find out are the dreams real or not. (sc: Guide Advisor)
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (Sc: Amazon)



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Senopati Diinan

Senopati Diinan

A learner trying to get better understanding about the world we live in.