I’m not saying that we are mislead into a world full of chaos. Maybe we ourselves, are the chaos! Creating divide, hatred, violence and a lesser understanding of the divine, which speaks only one language; that is love.
What does it take to be great? From the extraordinary journeys of people that I have seen, they had to lose something in their lives to become something great. Have I lost something and not realised it yet? Have I not lost anything yet? People experience their own version of pain and suffering; it’s not the best place to be in. People at times go through life changing experiences and still say that there is more to see in life. Incredible that we can fathom what life gives us at the very second yet we worry every single day of undesirable consequences. The irony.
There is something very beautiful about human nature, we are high-spirited beings. We think we are in command of our surroundings, yet we are the weakest. A small grain of sand could hurt our eyes, microscopic organisms can cause our death. Oh no, we are not in control at all. That sort of mentality must be changed. We are part of a big system, we are not unique but engineered to endure not last.
Come to think of it, we keep dreaming of the universe that is out there. The universe that always baffles our beliefs and customs. Could the universe be in our head? As we all have roots from drifting space rocks, could our answers be inside of us? Encoded into a hidden gene or in a small part of our brain?
We wage wars on our own kind, yet we do not have an understanding that we are a species rather than an American or a South African. We need an external factor to unite us, that is good. But not all external factors are happy or mild, they can be life-threatening. I think with the dawn of logic that is accumulating within people’s head; it is time, we acted as a species devoid of any racial, cultural or sexual disparity. No need to spend money or make someone rich. If we could just remove money out of the equation and build ourselves for a better tomorrow; then we would be the dominant species. But that there is a big problem. Money.
So at the end of all this, what does it take to be great? Money, fame, looks, contacts, talent, skill or being an underdog?
Let’s talk about destiny now. Lately, I have come to terms with mine. Do I know now what my destiny is? No, I don’t. But I do know that It’s within my power to shape it to my liking. I come from an average family, having an average skill set and having an average life; there is nothing wrong in that. But I have this current surging through my veins, coming out of every breath that I am born to do great things. I can’t visualize it, I can’t see myself do it; but I just know man, I just do.
During my hiatus, I discovered the key thing is to write my book. For over two years, I have been writing short stories and it’s great, but this time I want to make one masterpiece. Allocating all my creative force into this one beauty. Off late you would have noticed that I have been venturing into the music field, I love music and it has dared me to do better. If I can sing and play an instrument, I can write and create worlds altogether.
I did not have faith in myself. I run a small blog which gets little coverage, but I still persist. I can keep hitting that wall with my bare hands until I crack it and finally until I break through! That’s my gift, my sickness and my strength.
I have begun writing and it’s going in a good direction.
My dad doesn’t have faith in me in what I do because I don’t’ have in myself in what I do. Not anymore.
I told him this, “Keep denying me every time, and I will become and show you greatness”.
When I don’t have my guitar and I want to sing. Don’t fall for these stupid corporations and their fancy packages. At the end your going to be a squeezed grape with nothing left to give.