- Jan. 4, 2021
-- Did you remember when you left school? How life flung your whole graduating set to different parts of the world? Some landed abroad. Some landed in top companies. Some landed in marriage. Some landed in their remote villages with no sign of active life. Some landed in nursery schools as teachers. Some landed oil company jobs. Some got scholarships. At last, in the first five years after graduation, only 10 % landed their dream jobs while 90% kept tossing on a different continuum, far from their wildest dreams. Even those who co-habited in school were they not flung apart?
There you are, in a remotest village, teaching in a micro nursery school with your hard-earned second class upper degree, and you're wondering how you even got there in the first place. You heard of you mates doing fine in the cities, riding latest cars, marrying latest spouses, building houses and working in big companies as Shell, NNPC, etc. and you feel miserable and unsuccessful. You begin to despise yourself and your little beginning. The reason you feel that, is because the world attributes success to materialism. People want to define how successful you are by the physical and material things they can attach to you or your name. But God does not measure success by world's standards of materialism. Don't despise your little beginnings. Don't throw away your dreams because of what you see and hear around you. Jesus said Matthew 11: 11 "Verily I say unto you, among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he."
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