Sunday, April 23, 2006

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

I was just rushing to some place when I saw this big line-up and I got curious to know on a Sunday morning what is this line-up for ? ‘Excuse me’! please, may I know why this line-up is for ? ‘. A guy while pushing another person in front said – they are giving visas to go to Pakistan :D !

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

I rushed and stood in the line to get a visa to Pakistan! …it took a while but was worth to be in the line as I got the visa…! I saw it was 6 p.m. and I had so many things to do! I rushed home started packing all my clothes and necessary things that I will need while I am in Pakistan…!

“I will prepare and some day my chance will come.”

Everything was so quick …that I didn’t realize when I reached Pakistan….it was unbelievable …I saw this old guy who was feeling so cold and was looking very hungry and tired…I gave him one of my jacket…without saying much…everything was through the gestures of eyes and facial expression when…the guy asked me…what should I give you in return….and I said ‘Please Pray for me’!

“Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

And I got a big smile when I saw he has no teeth in his mouth….dark brown skin with a dirty white turban and a ‘dhoti’ on him….and a cotton kurta…unshaven gray beard…with this thick eye-glasses, but all that was caught was his smile…!
And I woke up…my eyes wide-open…Yes guys it was a dream to Pakistan!

“Excellence can be obtained if you:
…care more than others think is wise;
…risk more than others think is safe;
…dream more than others think is practical;
…expect more than others think is possible.”


It is so fresh in my mind that I thought to put in words here :D
Even though I didn’t go to Pakistan, this picture is from Pakistan :D!

“You see things; and you say, “Why?” But I dream things that never were; and I say, “Why not?” ~ George Bernard Shaw

12 comments:

Sarah said...

i dream of going to india..somehow i keep pushing it away...

Kumar Chetan said...

ummm
I dream of visiting my Virtual GF's country.
Wrking hard to reach my goal
“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

Keshi said...

**And I woke up…my eyes wide-open…Yes guys it was a dream to Pakistan

wow that sure was a beautiful dream...

I dream of genie...;-) so he can grant me all my temptations lol!

Keshi.

Bombayite said...

filmy.. very filmy...
btw did you meet Inzy or Hawa Hawa Jehangir Hasan while u were in pakistan..
I sure tonite you will visit karachi, peshawar, anarkali bazar in dream sequence part 2 :)))

I thgt u never needed visas in dreams.. kidr se kidr bhi .. ekdum "CUT TO"

Sujit said...

Nice dream. And nice gesture to give the jacket!.. would you do in reality?.. And goal with a dealine!!.. some dealines are so far that we ourseld do not know when they would be fulfilled. I dreamt of being in aerospace may aorund 4 or 5 or 6 years old and tool 24-26 yrs to full fill..

Abhishek Upadhyay said...

Oh it was a dream,
Goodness. Actually I was confused reading your post.Later from coments of other people I realised it was a dream.I dont know why my intellect level is eroding day by day or is it that I can never understand poetic people like you?

When I get bored of the materialistic life on city I dream of going back to my Village.I had been there recently for 3 days. But again I feel like going there.

Your post pushed me again to the deep slumber...

Masd said...

Dream of visiting Pakistan..:)
May this drean become the harbinger of friendship between India and Pakistan.Longlasting friendship.

MS said...

Hmmm...Toh ab yeh suhaani Dawn Pakistan ki subah ko bhi raunak kar aayi :) Toh apni Pakistan ki trip par apney Blog-Sathiyon se mili ki nahin wahaan pe? Abki baar India ki trip pe aayen toh hamein bata ke aaiyega, is Dawn ka swagaat hoga with a red carpet... :)

Your sketch work of that flower N humming bird was good...tissue box ke art ko tissue paper par hi replicate kar diya lagta hai :)

Take care. Catch up later.
MS

Nagu said...

when i was reading i was a bit confused how come u u went to pakistan all of a sudden.then finally understood it was a dream.
Nice one!

sophie said...

a nice dream..
a nice read..

Dawn....सेहर said...

immigrant in Canada: see that’s not fair…you are pushing it away..I hv never heard tht b4 as..its always something else that keeps our dream or plans not work in our favour…! Try to work it out…am sure you will enjoy even when u come back :D
Cheers

kumar chetan: wow…that’s a nice way to put…GF’s country…n which country would that be? Let me know if we all bloggers can give a helping hand ;)
Cheers

keshi: gosh! Don’t tell me u dream of genie…ur real smart…to grab all the wishes n dreams in one attempt ..lol…all the best ;)
hugggzzz to u
Cheers

bombayite: dear..it was a real dream..not that I was making up anything..all I saw was that elderly guy and his smile made me open my eyes….:D
but u hv given me enough ideas as wht to do once I visit there ;)
Cheers

sujit: dear I have given many times…and hence my some frnds call me crazy!…I hv given lot of valuable things furnitures, kitchen items to the church and the people who were taking it were insisting that I should take something in return…I have done this in real life …always :D! Keep dreaming at least that will drive u to reach to ur goals :D best luck
Cheers

abhishek upadhyay: Welcome to my blog dear…and I sincerely appreciate your comment in understanding my post :D….it happens…when I rush reading something and end up like this…I repeat again reading with out missing anything and I realize if I did the first time probably I would hv saved time :D But about the village part…thts so true…its something which tells ur about the reality and one wants to be near reality…:D I appreciate you sharing ur dreams with me here :D….
do come again…till then Cheers

masd: WOW….now you are giving me a real good reason to make this happen buddy :D…three cheers to u …Thanks so much but I guess they accept a Canadian coming over there ;)
Cheers

ms: Look who’s this? Where hv u been all these days? Am sure something interesting must have kept u away….:D…well thanks so much for such beautiful words…I would love to meet you all…and when u say ‘red carpet’ hmmm tab to sochna hee hoga ;)!
Thnx for appreciating my sketch…I appreciate all ur love and encouragement dear
Cheers

nagu: :D oh dear! Did I confuse u too…hmm I need to improve my writing I guess…:D…I will try next time ;) Thnx
Cheers

sophia: Thnx so much dear
Cheers

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