I believe life is controllable

Peng - Hubei, China
Entered on October 10, 2006
Age Group: 18 - 30

I am sitting in the laboratory, coding the application, feeling insignificant as one of thousands of graduate student in China. Expending my experiences of technique and broadening my eyesight of related knowledge, I want to the director in the play of my life. I will persist to that, since I believe the life is controllable and will orient to the direction that you expected within, though I have to bear a long-time as a dervish in the desert.

Facing to the burden of hunting a job after graduation, as a student majored in electronic engineering, I have to tackle with that problem by the daily achievement, part of which is what I am doing at the moment, striving to obtain the knowledge of my field. These years, the increasing number of enrollment as undergraduate and graduate students in China caused some negative aspects, one of which is in the workplace where finding a good job is harder than that of several year ago. Actually when the number is increasingly larger, the student in the ivory tower is not as precious as ever. Nevertheless, no matter how undesirable the situation has been or will be, the thing relating to our ideal is neither environmental nor educational, but personal thing.

Though I am undertaking the gorgeous stage as a youth, I am not just content about being that, for life is short and always filled with things you can never predict at all. But if you believe your ideal can be achieved by the toiling and the sleepiness overnight, donnot surprise maybe your dream will come true at some tomorrow. It is not a prize of God, but what you really deserved. After the constant changes step by step, day by day, “Rome”, your dream, is finally built by yourself. This is the meaning of life, and the way to amplify your feeble voice in the society. Actually, I have followed this way to make myself more significant, but there is a distance to research the ripe peach of my ideal.

Chinese is different from American in many ways, such as the culture and the education, but, I think, the desire way up towards their ideal is the same. I heard a true story in China that a people, graduated from a high school in the late 1980s, undergo a ten-year plan to enter Harvard University, and he succeed in the end. Now the students passing through me in the crowded hives in the campus, holding various dream of their own, would effectuate their dreams one day. In time, the miracle ray of accumulated striving to be good will shed its dazzling power on our future. Of course, the deadline of that time is settled by everyday behavior of us.

Above the hustle and bustle of busy life, I have better and responsible choices to make. I believe life is controllable because I think the ultimate success can be achieved by firmly resolved, highly conceived and well directed purpose each day.