I once wrote an article on how I was so hungry during my National Youth Service that I pointed torchlight on nylons and papers on the road thinking they were naira notes.
Most of the things that shapes us into greatness in life are things we went through in our personal corners when nobody was there. When jollof rice is smelling, people often salivate for the finished product without thinking of the ingredients, the time and the fire that has gone into the preparation of the rice.
Nobody want to know the number of sleepless nights you invested into developing yourself in a particular area. That is your wilderness. It is far away from popular beliefs. You have used half of your income to buy books. It sounds crazy to a common mind but that wilderness will pay.
You have decided to work three jobs to pay for an examination that is very germane to your progress, but people have misinterpreted it to be love for money. That is your wilderness, you will come out shinning.
You have denied yourself saturday Owanbes to attend programmes that will accelerate your professional growth and make you indispensable but people have tagged you anti social. Don’t worry, your own Owanbes will be greater when you are being celebrated.
Diamonds are beautiful but they are being dug out of the mud.
To your success