Spread Your Wings and Run.
One thing in life that I find so painful to observe is unfulfilled potential.
There is something about the injustice we all feel when we see someone not becoming everything that they are called to be.
We see people that could go anywhere they want in life, but they chose mediocrity.
We see others that seem to defy all odds and reach levels of success that nobody would have ever expected of them.
Henry Ford failed 5 times in business before he founded the Ford Motor Company.
Walt Disney was fired by a newspaper editor because, “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.”
Thomas Edison was told in his early years that “too stupid to learn anything.”
Oprah was fired as a television reporter because she was “unfit for tv”.
Harrison Ford, in his first film, was told by the movie execs that he simply didn’t have what it takes to be a star.
Beethoven was told by his early violin teachers that he was hopeless and that he would never succeed with violin or composing.
Michael Jordan was dropped from his high school basketball team.
We could go on through the list but we’ll stop there and reflect for a moment.
I don’t think there is anything “special” about those people in the above list.
What is special about them is that they simply made a decision.
They realised the God given gift within them and simply chose to follow their passions.
I mean they could have easily never followed their dreams.
Got an average job.
Lived the average life.
They didn’t, because they chose another path.
The path where their careers took off and they become who they were called to be.
You are no different to them.
You have the same wings.
A different flight path, but you have wings regardless.
Will you listen to what people tell you?
Will you disqualify yourself?
Will you chose the average life?
I’m not sure to be honest.
All I hope today is that you simply find some inspiration in this post.
That you spread your wings and run…
Never looking back.
Never doubting your call.
Never forgetting what you were always called to do…
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