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Don’t Be Afraid to Dream Big

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A Little Story About Dreams and Fear

The other day I was driving down the road thinking of one of my dreams. I started to ask God to help make it come true, and then I stopped myself. I thought, “I have everything I need already. I don’t want to ask for more.” And then it occurred to me, “Why are you thinking that way?!”

Revelation

I had myself convinced that I didn’t want to ask for more because I felt I needed to be grateful for what I have and that that should be enough. But when I pushed myself and dug down a little deeper, it became clear that the real reason I wasn’t asking was so that I wouldn’t be disappointed if I didn’t get what I wanted. Aha! Massive revelation!

Desire Creates Action

So then the smarter part of me said, “Whoa, hold on here.” I was realizing that I should ask for what I want. By asking God, the Universe, or just yourself for what you want, you put the wheels in motion for your dream to come true. When you allow yourself to swim in pleasurable thoughts of reaching your dream, you grow your desire for your dream. When you do that then you start taking actions to make things happen.

A Daydream

So I asked for my dream to come true. I delighted in the visualization of it coming true. It spurred me to take some actions that I normally wouldn’t have thought to do. And then lo and behold a step towards that dream came to fruition. The dream is not completed yet, but I’m a little bit closer and I believe it is because I allowed myself to dream big.

A Promise

Will dreaming big always make your wishes come true? No, maybe not exactly, but I can pretty much guarantee you that you’ll get a lot closer than if you squash thoughts of your dreams every time they surface. I’m also not saying you need to believe in God. Just believe in yourself. Ask. Dream. Take action. And receive.

What About You?

What dream have you been squashing lately? For today, allow yourself to enjoy a fantasy movie of your dream in your head. See where it takes you.

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7 Responses to Don’t Be Afraid to Dream Big

  1. tracy ho December 4, 2007 at 9:16 am #

    Believe your dream , you will definetly make it.
    Wishing all the best

    Tracy Ho

  2. dreamyacht November 18, 2008 at 9:32 am #

    Dreams are realistic experiences we are afraid to encounter… it is only up to you to make your dreams come true. The power of the human mind is amazing.

  3. Vyce May 15, 2009 at 10:13 am #

    Should we really keep dreaming? is the dreams really worth the pain to experience your dreams being crushed before you can live it?

    • agentsully May 15, 2009 at 11:11 am #

      @Vyce – never stop dreaming, and never stop working towards making your dreams come true. Start small and build upon success to make bigger dreams come to life.

  4. Martin Spindler August 14, 2011 at 12:47 pm #

    All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream… it depends on us making them a reality.

    So hold on to your dreams, don’t let go of your dreams, cause dreams is what it’s all about!

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