Believe in yourself. Bet on yourself. Whatever you’re dreaming is possible. Your dreams have as much validity as anyone else’s. How serious are you about making them come true? Have you written them down? Do you make a consistent effort to pursue them daily? Weekly? Monthly? Do you invest in yourself as much as you invest in others?
We live in such an extraordinary time, where records can still be
broken. History can still be made. There is still opportunity to make
your mark, no matter where you are or where you come from. Viola Davis
is a perfect example of this, as the first African American actress to
garner an Emmy, Tony, and Academy Award, despite being born into extreme
There are always obstacles. More often than not, the ones we face
(whether internal or external) are severe and seem insurmountable, but
let me remind you that others have done more with less! God takes our
dreams as serious as we do. As we reflect on the most recent celebration
of Black History month, where stories of heroism and courage are never
ending, let the legacy of the indomitable spirit of others inspire you
to pursue the impossible.
You know what you desire deeply in your heart…Whether it’s something
spectacular in your career, something remarkable for your family or
community; perhaps it’s finding the love you’ve always wanted. Don’t
stop striving, learning, networking, pursuing, doing everything you
possibly can, until it comes to fruition. Most importantly, don’t settle
because the very thing you seek may be just around the corner.