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A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
-- Edward Bulwer-Lytton
 

 

Monday, March 14, 2005

Toward your dream

It is surely a blessing that dreams do not instantly come true. For if your dreams were to immediately be fulfilled, you would never have the pleasure of dreaming them.

The anticipation of an achievement is an important part of the value of that achievement. Having something to look forward to gives enormous richness to life.

It is good to achieve your dreams, and yet it is also good to hold on to them, to nurture, refine and appreciate them before they have been reached. In so doing, by the time the dream is achieved, it has developed a real and profound meaning.

Working toward a goal is what makes that goal worth having. The fact that a dream has not yet been fully realized is what makes that dream so enticingly desirable.

Go ahead and dream big, wonderful, positive and intimately meaningful dreams. For they’re the ones that will get you to move diligently and persistently forward.

Your dreams will not come true in an instant, yet they can instantly begin to provide focus, direction, and a driving force. You can then enjoy each and every moment as you steadily bring those dreams to life.

— Ralph Marston

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