My Hopes Dreams Essay
Everyone wants to become successful in the future, right? When you were younger, you were always asked, “What do you want become when you grow up?” Some said a princess, rich, a singer, a fashion designer and even to fly! (Literally). But as we are growing up, that question will be asked again. Yet this time seriously. Some said a doctor, an MP, an architect, etc. But in order to achieve this, you must work hard for it. Many people dream but don’t believe, whilst believers are dreaming even bigger.
When I was younger, I’ve always had a fairy-tale like dream about my future. To marry my prince, have a fairy Godmother, be a princess… But now, all of that has changed. I’ve realised how hard life is now; that life cannot be like a fairy-tale. What you want can’t happen just like that. I want something more realistic, practical and down to Earth. I can’t put faith in my fairy Godmother; I have to work for my goals. Magic isn’t going to help everything. Hope is something everyone needs.
As I have mentioned earlier, everyone wants to become successful in the future. I do also; I want to go University, yet I haven’t decided what for so far. I want to grow up and make my Parents proud, especially when my Dad’s up there watching over me. I want to be happy. But every step I take, has the potential of changing my entire path, where my life is leading. So I must live life to the full, no matter what. Hope is something everyone needs.
My list of Hope and Dreams can go on forever, but one ‘Hope’ I find significant is: ‘Hoping there will be a day when Cancer, is just a Zodiac sign.’ Cancer continues to be a major disease in many countries. The numbers of those dying from Cancer in the world are increasing. It is estimated that 7.2 to 7.5 million people worldwide die from Cancer each year. Some people in this room may know someone who has either died from Cancer or has Cancer. I pray for those who are fighting through such a tough battle, to never give up and live your Hopes and Dreams.
Hope is something everyone needs.
Hope, I find, is something we rely on too much. We use our hope for better as a scapegoat for our current mistakes or situations. All our lives, people ask us how we hope to see ourselves or our world in five, ten, fifteen years from now. Honestly, though, can we really answer that question? We have no idea what the world will be like in any given amount of time; we don't even know if we'll be alive at that given time. Even if I don't wind up being alive in the next five, ten, fifteen years, there are many things that I hope for the entire world of the future.
. One thing I would like for future Earth is peace. Though many have pointed out that complete world peace is impossible, that there will always be a war, I have a different definition of peace. I like to picture the world as a group or a team, where everyone works together to reach the same goal. Each person on the team might have their differences that they may ignore, and sometimes teammates fight with each other. Minus their differences, they all join together to work towards their goal. This is my vision of a peaceful world. We know that there are some countries that want to blow up other ones; they don't get along. I think that every person from every country being best friends is unrealistic, but I do think that we can all band together to work towards our main goal: staying alive. Because in the end, isn't that what we're all trying to do? War is inevitable in some cases but sometimes a simple conversation can change everything. I can't deny that this won't be easy, but this is something I would hope someone, whether in 50 or 500 years, gets to be a part of: a friendly world.
Another thing that I hope for the future is that the people are more conscious and responsible. I find that people in our society take advantage of things that are actually extraordinary. As I'm writing this, I'm walking up the stairs of a fifteen level cruise boat. I hear people complaining all around me: the food is cold, the rooms are small, the list goes on. Can they not comprehend the greatness of this? We are on a boat, in the middle of the ocean, traveling to an island for pleasure! Hundreds of years ago, we traveled by boat to find new land or to make a living. We as people have come so far, and some people today are just completely oblivious to greatness. I would hope that people of our future would recognize how far we've come and that sometimes the amazing things in life should just be enjoyed rather than criticized. The second part of this is that I hope the people of the future will be more responsible about how they act. I've already pointed out that we have amazing things, including a planet. Ours is the only known planet that can sustain life, so it drives me crazy to see someone throw garbage out the car window or watch factories emit tons of harmful gases in a day. My next hope is that the people of the future will realize that we've all been given a gift and we should stop destroying it before it's too late. I know there's controversy about whether global warming exists or not, and even if it doesn't, we can all agree our world has gotten worse in the past years. I hope that future Earth will try to help our planet instead of hurt it.
The last thing I hope for the people of the future is that they keep religion. Whether the whole world is Jewish or if it's the same amount it is now, I don't care. Every other hope I have for the future comes from something I've learned in our religious studies. I think that religion is extremely important for people of all ages; it gives us a set of morals, rules to live by, and a community to be a part of. Religion in general is decreasing in family life for an endless list of reasons. So my last hope for the world is that being religious will continue to thrive.
In the end, my hopes for the world are simple. I think that most of them can be accomplished if people stop and think about the points I've made, and also think we each need to look at the point of view of someone else. I hope at least one of these things can be achieved, so the future of the Earth can be a little bit better.