Title: Wisdom Meets Passion
Author: Dan Miller + Jared Angaza
Read In: 2023
Somewhere along the way you were taught to be realistic, to stay inside the lines and recognize that growing up means you need to show up at eight o’clock and go home to a dreary existence at five o’clock.
There are two great days in our lives—the day we are born and the day we discover why.
To dream alone is fantasy if it doesn’t move the heart to act.
I wanted so badly to be in Africa, where the life is raw and so much of the landscape is untainted by the need for mass consumption. I wanted to live on the Swahili Coast, where the primary concern is fostering relationships and appreciating the earth and the life that God created for us.
People thought my little dream was cute. But I studied, believed, and worked hard for it. Now I’m here.
To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.
Embrace the work opportunity you have today. It may be the stepping-stone you need on your way to success.