Dreams are like opinions, everyone has one and they are easily formed. You do not have to pay in any way for having a dream, coming up with a dream or consistently sharing your dream with yourself.
Since having a dream is FREE, we all think we have one. In fact, you do not have an actual dream until it begins to materialize or until you begin to work towards it by sacrificing or adding value to that dream.
How can you have something that is FREE? For instance, who owns the air we breathe in this world? None of us, because it is free. Therefore you do have or own any dream until you have established some sort of control or dominance over it by beginning to make it happen.
I once found myself seated by a very pretty young girl who was full of dreams on a train. Few minutes into our chat, she began to tell me about her all-important and amazing dreams. They sounded splendid and she almost earned my respect for them.
However, when I asked her how long she has had those dreams, her answered indicated that in fact she has no dreams. Like many other people, she just knew how to put sentences together to convey a striking message which she called a dream.
This young girl I chanced on a conversation with described so convincingly how much she loves fashion and her dream of having a fashion-line. She was in her mid-twenties and on her own account; she has always had this dream-since the age of 10.
Fifteen good years after nurturing or picking up something for free (a dream); she has not done anything towards its achievement, suggesting that she does not really have a dream. As I stated above, you do not have something that is free for all.
If you think you have a dream and you are not doing anything (no matter how little) towards achieving that dream, then it is time to stop deceiving yourself because you have no dream.
You only have a dream when you have become the ‘owner’ of it by having suffered a loss (sacrifice) because of that particular dream.
If your dream is to become a doctor, until you have started working towards realizing that dream, you are ‘dreamless’.
I can wake up today and say, my dream is to become a Physicist, the next day, I can say my dream is to become an Accountant and the day after next, my dream is to become a model. What does this tell you? I do not have a dream.
However, if I enrol into a modelling academy and I say my dream is to become a model, this is when I have a ‘real dream’. I have moved from ‘mere words’ to having a dream because I am making some sacrifice to ensure that things happen.
If your dream is to become a footballer and you are currently in a music school, not doing anything directly or indirectly geared towards becoming a footballer, then I am sorry to tell you that you do not have a dream of becoming a footballer.
Many of us have words and sketches which we call dreams. They may be dreams as in the word-DREAMS (meaning fantasy), but in actual sense of life, they are not achievable dreams.
From the above, what do you think are your dreams? Which of them is a real dream? What are you doing to ensure that your dream materializes?
Are you one of the many people who think they have a dream in life when actually they do not have one?
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