I have come too far,
I can’t stop.
My destination is at hand,
I must not go back to the lost Eden.

You have come too far,
You must not stop.
Too much has been invested,
Withdrawing is an abomination.

We have come too far,
We won’t stop.
We are already at mid-sea,
There is no shore of escape.

They have come too far,
Why should they stop.
Cruelty of ridicule keeps calling,
They must not respond.

The nearer we are to victory,
The louder the voice of doom.
Armour yourself with perseverance,
Feed yourself with unquenchable determination.

Remember that the pain of getting the victory,
Is always better than the pain of being defeated.
Living the dream is better than,
Wishing for the dream.
The pressure to give up,
Is always higher than the pressure to hold on.

So keep fighting,
Stop worrying,
Your troubles are expiring.
And your sorrows are fading.
As sure as heaven avoids hell.
So shall your concerns of today avoid your tomorrow.
Selah.


32 Comments

Kachi · July 4, 2018 at 5:17 am

Thank you sir for this

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 5:26 am

    You are welcome beloved. I am glad you found it helpful.

Benedicta Saroh · July 4, 2018 at 5:52 am

This ministered to my spirit
Thank you

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 5:53 am

    You are always welcome, Beneee

Emmanuel · July 4, 2018 at 6:12 am

Great encouragement to me.
God bless daddy.

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 9:25 am

    No problem Emma bass

Joyce · July 4, 2018 at 6:19 am

Very wonderful! ❀️

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 7:08 am

    Thank you so much ma. Greet my brother and the kids for me.

Melodious Melody · July 4, 2018 at 7:20 am

Very deep and timely!
Great encouragement I must say.
God bless you.

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 9:27 am

    Thanks ma Tsunamee. Do have a great day. Greetings to my people in your house as Twinee used to say.

Ifeanyi Uwaegbu · July 4, 2018 at 7:26 am

Hmmm, that was great daddy. The vision, The passion, The goal is the fuel.

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 7:42 am

    Yes o. Let’s keep pushing ahead.

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 7:42 am

    Yes o. Let’s keep pushing ahead.

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 9:26 am

    Yes O, we have to keep the goal before us to avoid looking back.

Carol Efoghe · July 4, 2018 at 8:28 am

Oh Ovyay, I Love This, It’s So Meaningful & Inspiring, You Never Fail To Anaze Me, Your A Wonderful Man, Love Always Carol Liverpool U K πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ‘ŒπŸ’―πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ‘ŒπŸ’―πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ‘ŒπŸ’―

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 9:31 am

    Thanks ma. I am glad to be acquainted with you . You are such an encourager. Greetings to my Liverpool peeps and congratulations on England beating Columbia yesterday.πŸŒΈπŸ˜˜πŸŒ»πŸ™

Esu Reuben · July 4, 2018 at 8:34 am

My slogan for moving on is this “no pain no gain” and the second “if you fail in the days of your adversity your strength is small”. This poem is so encouraging sir. Thanks for writing

    Ovyay · July 4, 2018 at 9:32 am

    No problem Reuben. We are not going to back out. No way.

Keji · July 4, 2018 at 8:50 am

My hands are on the ploug no turning back. Forward ever, backward never. Victory is sure.

Jemimah · July 4, 2018 at 9:11 am

Nice poem n full of encouragement

Obehioye Okoroafor · July 4, 2018 at 5:58 pm

Daddy, Thanks for the encouragment. Not giving up,determined to excel

    Ovyay · July 5, 2018 at 5:08 am

    And you shall surely excel. No turning back.

Okoroafor Adanma · July 4, 2018 at 6:04 pm

A much needed piece. Some of us need this type of encouragement. A beautiful poem. Poetry is so exquisite, so much said in such a concise manner.
There’s no such thing as giving up. It’s a game to win period!

    Ovyay · July 5, 2018 at 5:10 am

    Thanks Adanma. Don’t forget what we discussed. Remain focused, you will surely rule. Amen

La Dolce Musica · July 4, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Beautifully written poem! Love how you used pictures in between.

    Ovyay · July 5, 2018 at 5:12 am

    Thanks my beloved Amira. Keep playing the beautiful music. I appreciate. Say hello to everyone in Turku for me.

FUNMI AJALA · July 4, 2018 at 8:39 pm

Nice poem. I refuse to look back or give up.
Victory is certain BY HIS GRACE.

    Ovyay · July 5, 2018 at 5:14 am

    His Grace is sufficient for you and I. Keep going forward, we are closer to victory than we first started.

Kay · July 6, 2018 at 7:24 pm

Thank you for sharing daddy. I just can’t give up now. I’ve come too far from where I started from.

    Ovyay · July 6, 2018 at 9:47 pm

    So be it ma. Amen.

Tunde olabisi · July 13, 2018 at 7:15 am

I have got my mind made up and I will never turn back, always moving forward thanks for the encouragement daddy.

    Ovyay · July 13, 2018 at 7:27 am

    Amen. Remain strong.

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