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Dare To Dream ♥

"If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough!" -Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President

This poem was posted on Yahoo Voices by Frostgiant almost two years ago. Saw it this afternoon and thought  it would be a good inspiration as I start another workweek. :)


I don't dream of fancy cars or a diamond ring
I dream of laughter and hearing the birds sing 
I don't dream of a mansion or other fancy abode  
I dream of my freedom, something that can't be sold
I don't dream of trinkets or baubles and the lot
I dream of a just cause, something worthy to be fought
I don't dream of designer clothes or a closet full of shoes
I dream of living lightly and the way I choose
I don't dream of a wealthy man, the one my husband shall be
I dream of a loving soul, where two turns into we
I don't dream of revenge, two wrongs don't make a right
I dream of understanding, we all have our own plight
I don't dream of the power to manipulate or control
I dream of the power to help others soothe and find their soul
I don't dream of high rises or asphalt parking lots
I dream of a world where we can all call our own shots
I don't dream of destruction, madness and disease
I dream about the knowledge that is found in bees and trees
I don't dream about tomorrow, for my dream is still today
I dream about a day, when others slowly find their way

But that doesn't end there. Because....


Yes, dare to dream big dreams. But don't forget to entrust those dreams to the Lord and surrender to His will, His plan, and His own dreams for us. Our TL shared during our last meeting how the Lord has surpassed even His long-forgotten dreams and prayers. If I remember it correctly, he wanted to become a pilot so he can travel around the world. God didn't make him a pilot, but a missionary who travels to the ends of the earth not for leisure, nor for business, but to spread the Good News and make every single person he meets experience the love and greatness of Christ! Bonus na lang ang leisure at business. :)

Dare to dream. But let God surprise you with nothing but the best! ♥

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