“Future” is a very significant word. Whenever we think about our future a colourful picture is visualised in our mind which is full of hope, peace, respect and love. But do we know how to paint this picture and make this a reality ? Nowadays all we see is death of human kind due to war and famine, cheating and betraying the people close to us. People have lost their humanity, grown cold and are slaughtering each other only to protect their egos. Is that the kind of future we are looking forward to ?
“People are created to be loved and things are created to be used. The reason why the world is in chaos is because things are being loved and people are being used.”
In my opinion, the only key to create the future we want is “US”. We are the new generation which is a thousand times more efficient and better than the old one. As it is well said, “UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT IS THE NEXT GENERATION OF BEAUTIFUL”. We have to believe in ourselves and think that we have what it takes to bring revolution in this world. We should always take a stand against what we know is wrong.
“Courage is to stand when nobody else will stand with you”.
But if we want to bring change in this world for a better future than we should first change ourselves. As it is well said by Mahatma Gandhi,
“Be the change you want to see in the world”.
The best changes often start by a single simple thought. Thing big and discover the ways to change your future. Are you honest with your teachers ? Do you never cheat in tests ? Do you stand up against the class bullies ? All these little things play a huge part in changing your future because if you are not an honest, confident and standing up for what you believe in kind of person, then how can you expect to bring revolution to this world ? How are other people going to trust you and work with you ? If we all first try to look inside ourselves and change our mistakes and flaws and stop holding grudges against other people then the world would automatically become a paradise on earth and we will easily get the kind of future we want.
“Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence”. -Aristotle
As it is well said by Julie A.Carney in her poem, “Little Things”, that
“Little deeds of kindness, Little words of love, Make our earth an Eden, Like the heaven above”.
Today our life is surrounded by amazing high tech technologies, all to make our life easier. In the means of making our life easier we have made it lazier and dependent. We have forgotten the pleasure of doing our work ourselves. We just keep seeking comfort zones and letting other people do our work. To have a successful future, we must enjoy the work we do not think of it as a burden but as a responsibility and take it very seriously. We should use technology in a good way like to socialize with people and send informative messages to others. Technology is a strong means to revolution. But we should use it a healthy way and not get addicted to it. Nowadays we lack something very important and that is unity. Because without unity it is impossible to achieve the kind of future we want. We have to always remember that the person sitting right next to you is no less capable in doing his work then you are. We should never bully others and criticize them or make fun of them. Because making someone feel like a failure will never make you a successful person. As it is said,
“Bullying others makes you neither tough nor impressive. It makes you stupid and rude”.
In every aspect of life our behaviour towards other people plays a big role in our future. As it is well said,
“Behaviour is the mirror through which the internal beauty is reflected”.
All the things that we do every hour, minute and second of our day are the things which impact our future. Everyday is a step towards our future and if we take the right steps eventually we will have the kind of future we want. SO everyday, we should take a moment to think that today, have I taken the right steps ? An have I done something worthy enough to change the future ?
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning. But anyone can start today and make a whole new ending”.
Dean Acheson said,
” Always remember that the future comes one day at a time”.
P.S. This is the essay my friend wrote and this is her first attempt at writing. Written by Aisha Malik.