The Importance of Vision


Vision is the first thing a nation, an organization, or an individual should have to succeed in life. Without vision, a nation will be unrestrained and fall. Without vision, an organization will surely collapse. Without vision, an individual will live aimlessly and hopelessly. P.K. Bernard says, “A man without a vision is a man without a future. A man without a future will always return to his past”. In short, one’s vision determines his destiny. To live meaningfully and successfully, one must first have a mission. The Bible accentuates “Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Proverbs 29:18).

Should every student have a vision? Absolutely, yes! Vision is a person’s present aspiring mental picture of what he would like to achieve or reach in a specified time (mid-term or long-term) future. It is the dream he wants to make true in the future. Vision is the bridge which relates and guides one to transform his present and future. For a student, learning in a college is the best way to develop the attitude, skills, and knowledge he needs to achieve his dream. If he does not optimize the opportunities provided by his college life, he will fail to reach the dream.

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