“Follow my dreams? I don’t dream…” Suggestions on how to identify your dream!


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What’s common between a small-town resident, a child, and an artist? All three have dreams. Dreams of sending his kids to college, dreams of becoming a fireman, dreams of producing perfection.

What really is a dream?

You might think that everyone has dreams. Yet if you consider the dictionary meaning of the word, especially the fourth item in the list, how many of us can boast of a ‘real’ dream? Here’s the definition, from the Random House Unabridged Dictionary:

  • a series of images or thoughts passing through the mind during sleep
  • a daydream
  • a goal
  • something of unreal beauty

Unreal beauty. Something liberating. Something that captures the essence of the immortal soul. How does the modern preoccupation with amassing wealth connect with any of the four descriptions?

Read the rest of this article, which I wrote for MensXP.com, here.

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Patti Clark
    May 18, 2012 @ 08:31:23

    I have nominated you for The Very Inspiring Blog Award because your blog inspires me!
    If you choose to accept this award, here are the requirements:

    1. Display the award logo somewhere on the blog.

    (image: http://patticlark.wordpress.com/2012/05/18/very-inspiring-blogger-award/)

    2. Link back to the blog of the person who nominated you.

    3. State seven things about yourself.

    4. Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award and provide links to their blogs.

    5. Notify those bloggers that they have been nominated and of the award’s requirements.


  2. Michelle D'souza
    May 18, 2012 @ 08:58:18

    Thank you, Patti Clark; I feel honoured to have been nominated for this award! I will fulfill the listed requirements in a few days! 🙂


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