All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. T.E. Lawrence
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When I was born, among other interesting issues, my left hip was not fully formed. I had to wear a horseshoe shaped brace to keep my hips in alignment until I was a year old. I couldn't crawl regularly because my legs were strapped out to the sides. My mother said I'd army crawl around the house, dragging myself along with my arms. She credits this time in my early development for teaching me persistence and determination, all before I even could talk (I did that late, too.)
Maybe she's right. I do know that if someone tells me "no," my first response is "Oh, yeah? Watch me." I'm sure other factors in my life (high school) contribute to that defiant attitude, but I believe it's that kind of attitude we have to take if we want to break out of the box the rest of the world wants to keep us in. We have to be willing to take the lead from children -- jump in with both feet, and make our dreams possible.
What has helped you to develop a "watch me" attitude.
How do you dream with open eyes, and make your dreams possible?