worthwhile is only given birth to through pain, suffering and endurance.
Valuable things don’t come to our lives without pain, suffering and
perseverance. The gift of life is probably the most precious thing we could all
woman will tell you that to give birth to a baby is not a child’s play. Apart
from the nine months of pregnancy which could be stressful by any standard,
there is also the child birth itself which involves labor, delivery, birth,
partus. All these involve extremely excruciating pain. So also it is to giving
birth to our dreams and visions.
dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and
hard work.” – Colin Powell
life is valuable, then it must not be cheap. Cheap things are easily come by.
Since life is the most precious thing on earth, the process of giving birth to
it cannot by any means be cheap or easy. All valuable things are not easy to
come across. They are rare, expensive hence precious.
we talk about gold or diamond, they are expensive because of their rarity. They
are rare, because the process of discovering them is excruciatingly painful. In
short, anything precious involves pain. First we experience the pain before we
later enjoy the benefits.
willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get
tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.” – Peter McWilliams
12 DESTINIES 12 LESSONS
of the things whose service we enjoy the benefit today involved the pain
process before they came to being.
1. THOMAS EDISON AND THE PROCESS OF
TRIALS AND FAILURES
Today we enjoy electricity light through bulbs in our homes
and at work. We all know what Thomas Edison went through before he could come
up with bulbs. He failed in his attempts a whopping 999 times before he could
get it right the 1000th time.
every success involves the process of trials and failures. If you really want
to be successful in anything, let it be a given that you will surely fail many
times before you hit it big. Your dream stands the chance of failing several
times, before it succeeds big time.
haven’t failed. I have just found 999 ways that won’t work” ― Thomas Edison
2. SIR ISAAC NEWTON AND THE KNOCK IN
story is told of Sir Isaac Newton, how in the process of discovering the laws
of Thermodynamics and gravity, was hit in the head by a falling apple. That
knock in the head though historical, is nothing compared to the pain and amount
of years Isaac Newton had to spend in the laboratory resolving the riddles of
the laws of gravity.
you to give birth to your dream and vision, you must settle down with the
thought that your dream or vision will not come to pass the very next day you
got that vision. It sometimes takes years or even decades for a dream to come
to fruition. In the meanwhile though, you the dream carrier might suffer a lot
of knocks in the head just like Sir Isaac Newton. In our days, those knocks in
the head might not come from apples. Sometimes they get more severe and serious.
So get ready for that also.
always prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny” ― C.S. Lewis
be continued tomorrow with the topic:
- How many bankruptcies can you
Author: Pastor Sunday Adelaja.