So right here’s to 2021. I’ve been lacking in motion because of all of the busyness of the 12 months however I’m again and decided greater than ever to do higher with my weblog this 12 months. I used to be impressed by our just lately elected Vice President Kamala Harris and I start to simply marvel if she ever thought she’d see the day the place she, a girl of shade, can be second in command on the earth’s biggest nation. I thought of how her goals may’ve appeared as a baby. Did she dream about this present day? How did she make her goals turn out to be a actuality? After which it dawned on me, I too had goals as a baby, however in contrast to VP Harris, I had tossed lots of mine apart, chalking them as much as be unrealistic and unattainable. I imagine God provides us goals and visions as issues to work towards, not place on the shelf.
Adulting is such arduous and rob us of dreaming. The restrictions and duties like payments, jobs, obligations, schooling and household expectations make me generally really feel caught. I neglect to dream. My thoughts is so cluttered with to-do lists and errands to run that I don’t really make area for dreaming. My goals had merely turn out to be recollections of objectives I as soon as had. I assume I started to really feel like my goals had been so removed from my realities that I’d simply hand over on them. However, I’m remembering simply what number of issues I dreamed of doing once I was a baby. I mentioned once I grew up I wished to be a family identify. I wished to be the subsequent Oprah. I wished to be a information reporter, a tv present host, a singer, a musician, a university professor, and a lot extra.
It’s humorous to assume that these had been my goals as a child and I used to be for certain an introvert. I had no braveness to stand up in entrance of individuals or do something outgoing. However this 12 months I’m going to deliberately work on that. My mantra this 12 months is “dream like a child, and work like an grownup.” Kamala didn’t simply get the place she is by dreaming, however working arduous and dreaming go hand in hand. I’m chasing after every thing my coronary heart wishes, and if I fail, I fail, however it gained’t be as a result of I didn’t attempt. I’m going to dream like a child once more, and even higher than that, I’m going to plan. It’s your flip to dream once more.
Put your goals again in your precedence record and this time, ensure you define a plan to make these a actuality. It gained’t straightforward however I imagine it will likely be value it. As Cinderella sang within the film, “regardless of how your coronary heart is grieving, in the event you carry on believing, the dream that you simply want will come true.”
Right here’s a tune by PJ Morton that at all times jogs my memory to maintain dreaming https://youtu.be/aI_BC_e3mIw