This blog was bound to happen.
I mean how can it not…?
I just went through four of the best years of my life and completing my college career.
I have some thoughts about what happened and whats going to happen as my adventure continues
The thing everyone asks me is this
That is an excellent question
It usually is followed with something along the lines of
“Hows it going with the economy how it is? The job market isn’t that great…. Scared?”
I find myself thinking all the time
Should I be scared of the economy?
Of not really having a job cemented in yet?
Scared that I don’t know where I am living come August?
You are in the real world now
It is a brutal place.
And it is
The thing I am scared of is not that I do not find a job
Its not that I am scared of having to call mom and crashing in the basement for a month or two
Its not that I am not sure where my income is gonna come from in August (I have some strong leads)
The thing that I am scared of the most
Is that I would
Heres the thing:
My imagination fuels my dreams
dreams fuel my passions
Within my passions my “calling” is found
Its so easy to lose ones imagination
It happens all the time
Trials rob us of imagination
Our pursuit of what we believe to be
our “right” to wealth and happiness
steal our imagination
and in turn our dreams suffer
All the while, our calling dies
When a persons imagination/dreams die they tend to believe they
Don’t have what it takes
What it takes to find the right job
To be the right guy for the job
What it takes to find the right girl
to be able to provide.
To be able to have good friends.
What it takes to be liked
To be successful
What it takes to make a difference in someones life.
What it takes
To change the world
Thats what I am scared of
The job market changes
The economy will pick up
Or crash more… depending
I never want to be that guy who
Ten years down the road am still seeking out what was left of my imagination
I can never lose sight of my imagination
I have to keep my dreams close
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life” \
I was created to have an imagination
To have dreams
To have passions
And, so were you.
So to all those who have graduated either yesterday
Five years ago
40 years ago
Or to those who are graduating soon
Never lose sight of your imagination
Chase your dreams
Pursue your passions
They are there for a reason