Another fun writing sprint today from this brilliant blog. via Elizabeth: Friday Writing Sprints
Sharing this as a reminder to never give up on your dreams!
All of us have a dream or vision of what we want to achieve or who we want to be. Before the kids and marriage, before the real world forces you to face the grueling truth of what it takes to live. Making that dream a vision and turning it into reality takes work.
When you have a dream, you fantasize about the things you want to happen now. Tomorrow, you want to wake up, look in the mirror, and see a version of yourself that you love. Your parents teach you to dream, the world tells you to dream, but when you hit the real world, you get stuck in monotony and mediocrity. You feel guilty you’re not working toward your goal, you feel lazy you’re stuck in one place, so you put your dream off till a better time and the cycle continues without you changing a thing.
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Another Friday and a chance to participate in this wonderful opportunity to engage in random writing or share snippets of work in progress. Such a great idea!
Happy Friday. How was your week?
Mine included a big dress-up event at work that meant standing around in sparkly (although uncomfortable) shoes, talking to strangers, and trying to hear over annoyingly loud music. On the plus side, dessert was a “donut bar”, so the evening wasn’t a total loss.
Now that that’s over and I’m back in comfortable clothes and bunny slippers, it’s time to turn my attention to other matters – namely, getting some words on the page. I have blank notebooks just waiting to be filled as well as a brand new package of colored pens. Now all I need to do is to decide what to work on.
Fortunately we’ve got a brand new writing prompt and sixteen random words just waiting to be turned into an entertaining story. Our Friday sprints have inspired some fun entries and I’ll be doing my best to add…
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Just love this post. The law of attraction is the subject that drives my latest work in progress.
Going after one’s dream is a difficult journey, taken by the brave. Filled with obstacles and naysayers, doubt will always surround your vision. It takes mental strength to persevere and stick with your passion. Fortunately, we are in the right place and time to make our goals happen.
“Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.”
American psychologist Joyce Brothers 1927-2013.
When we were children and asked what we wanted to do when we grew up, we all had an answer. Even if it isn’t something that interests you now, you had a dream and a passion. As we grow and transition into adulthood, our dreams slowly get placed on the back burner while we take care of everyday priorities.
Most of us still try to be who we want to be,
achieving what we’ve always imagined we could. It just…
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