Climb every mountain
Search every stream
Follow every rainbow
Till you find your dream
It was many years ago when I first heard this beautiful stanza. Sung by
Patricia Routledge for the movie ‘Sound of Music’, these words indeed carry
a great message for all of us:
To strive, to search and to never lose hope.
To try, try and try again and to never despair.
The will to go on and the will to leave no stone
unturned in seeking one’s goal is a person’s greatest asset. Like that
mountain rivulet that flows on a rocky surface but still smoothly glides
down, fight we must against adverse circumstances and smoothly make our own
To dwell on dreams is great – to launch a relentless effort to realize them
greater… but if a person is unable to fulfill his dream in spite of all the
effort, he must accept the will of the Almighty. Mere dreaming is ambition,
but dreaming with care is submission. So, our plans may not always
materialize, but the effort expended should always be in line with the
دست از طلب ندارم تا كام من برايد
يا تن رسد بجانان يا جان ز تن بر ايد
(I shall never rest at peace until I achieve my goal.
Either I shall win my beloved or shall die in this cause)