Friday, August 26, 2011

Dreams and moral support




~ Technicolor Dreams | Bee Gees ~




"I am grateful to have the choice over the direction of my life.
I choose to surround myself with only those who believe in me and my dreams."


Source: The Daily Love





It is awesome to have dreams and ambitions.  Not so awesome when you are surrounded by those who try to tear your dreams down for whatever reason.

We must follow our dreams . . . within reason . . . otherwise the question "what if" will be a haunting echo in the night.

Ultimately, the choice is ours.  My worst disasters have come after "the dream" was laughed at and I had to proceed just to prove that I could do it.  My choices were possibly made for the wrong reasons, but the failure was mine.

Understanding that there are people in this world who are fearful of taking a chance, don't believe in innovation or flat out don't believe in your dream should be considered when making the decision to follow your dream.

The concept of a light bulb must have been hilarious back in the day, but Thomas Edison believed in his dream . . . or maybe he surrounded himself with those who gave him lots of moral support to go for it.

Better to surround yourself with people who believe in you, no matter what!


4 comments:

A Mom said...

great post, i love reading it.

Gina Alfani said...

Thank you for visiting and commenting! So happy you enjoyed the post :)

Have a wonderful day . . . Gina

eternalvow7 said...

Nice insight you have there! Keep it up. It is also good to surround oneself with good people who are professionals at counseling . These people can bring about good developments in our mental health and our well-being. I hope this link would be of help to you. :)

Gina Alfani said...

Thanks for the link! My days of psychotherapy brought about so many good changes and attitudes that are still with me today . . . so many years later, I know she saved my life!

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