Have you been dreaming lately?
I’m not talking about the now-I-lay-me-down-to-sleep kind of dreaming. No. I’m talking about the eyes-wide-open dreams. The ones requiring planning. And effort. And waiting. And praying.
Those kind of dreams.
If you’d asked me if dreams involved hope, I would have said “Yes, absolutely” without pausing to think about. Dreams demand massive amounts of hope.
But do dreams involve trust?
Ah … now I’m pondering dreams … and how they are woven through with hope and trust.
To dream, I have to open myself up to hope — to the possibility of discouragement, of failure. I have to be vulnerable.
Only by hoping can I choose to trust — myself, my mentors, the process of trying … and failing … and trying again.
The deeper question is: Am I blocking my dreams? Have I abandoned hope and strangled trust? And if I have, how do I nourish them again so that my dreams are revived?
In Your Words: How has hope and trust worked together to nurture your dreams? When your hope and trust lags, how do you restore them — and renew your dreams?
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