The journey of 2013 – Eche’s story

This is the first post from my friend and brother, hope you get encouraged.

Intro : I’m Echezona Moneke, a Product Engineer/Specialist for Centrifugal & Transfer Pumps with Bell Oil & Gas. I’m basically a young man brimming with life, who knows what he wants and isn’t afraid to go get it, even if it means breaking protocols. If your chances are between slim & none, go with the ‘slim’ because all venture has got its own attendant risks.


Never was I ever in doubt about how great the year 2013 would turn out. This is because year 2012 ended with the potential for a giant leap in 2013. True to expectation, 2013 began with such a promise that mind blowing experiences were being churned out on a weekly basis. Somewhere down the line, however, this promise & excitement began to wane.

As the curtain for 2013 continued to gradually draw to a close, so were these experiences & expectations. Uncertainties set in; fear, apprehension & disenchantment took centre stage. Failure was staring me in the face as it was really trying times for me. Somehow, it took a drastic turn.

 Just with a little stubbornness & insistence, things began to go well again, everything just fell back into place. The feeble knees, weak arms, blurred mind & redundant brain all gained strength. Suddenly, the lofty expectations began to gain centre stage whilst the attendant excitement returned.

This year, I’m thankful for a whole lot of things. Amongst other things, here under is just a summary:

•The experiences I’ve gained at work and it is important to note that this year marked the longest I’ve ever worked at a firm.

•My family, for the giant strides we have made.

•For the one I love and how this friendship & togetherness we share have brought us this far, despite the turbulence along the way.

•It is 3years since my Mum broke her leg in a freakish accident and 3years on, she’s perfectly well again. She has gained complete use of her leg.

•85% of my goals for the year were achieved.

•Most importantly, the journey mercies God has granted me because I really did travel a lot this year & God’s mercies brought me through them all.

•For the friends that were called home to be with God.

 2013 has been a really tough & challenging year. I learnt to always stay on my feet, no matter what. My experiences for the year stands me on a better pedestal and I can unequivocally state that 2013 is ending in grand style. Truly, I can’t wait for 2014 to arrive because it promises to be a better year, I can already see the signs.


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3 Responses to The journey of 2013 – Eche’s story

  1. E' says:

    I love his name

  2. Eche Moneke says:

    @E: thanks a lot.

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