Are you you? Or maybe you've become someone else?
Every human came into this world with a gift and it's up to him or her to boost it or let it die.
In one way or the other, each man's gift is made manifest to him and it's his responsibility to use it wisely.
At times parents are gift killers in the sense that they don't allow the children to become what they love to do if they have passion for it.
My friend came crying to me today about how her Dad wants to choose a field of study for her. My only advice for her was that she should stand her ground and tell him straight that we are in the 21st century where we can make our decisions.
I've seen children in many homes growing up to be what their parents choose for them instead of what they have enthusiasm for.
I was almost a victim of a kill dream situation but I pulled through and stood my ground. My dad had threatened not to sponsor me and I really didn't care if he did or not. I had it at the back of my mind that I've got my life to live.
His threat although wasn't a surprise because he had threatened my elder sister and she had yielded to his threat and now she's in shambles because she can't live her dream.
In my case I left home and went to stay with my aunt where I could make my decision without any hindrances.
Today, my dad is not really happy about my decision but he's got no choice.
I'm living my life for me. My dad has fulfilled his destiny and he's happy so I'm yet to fulfill mine.
Becoming what makes me happy is the best feeling ever. How bout you???