Forever is composed of nows. ~ Emily Dickinson
Living your dreams can seem like a lofty goal. Sure, we all have things we want to achieve, stuff we’d love to accomplish, and dreams we’d love to have come true.
Whether we know what we want, or even if we don’t, sometimes we feel a vague sense of dissatisfaction with life.
It feels like something’s lost… something’s missing.
Perhaps you’re at an in-between place, unsure of the future. Maybe there are circumstances preventing you from living life how you’d really like to. You still go about taking care of your obligations and chores, tasks and responsibilities, but life seems routine and uninspired. Goals begin to lose their luster and nothing seems energizing.
I know when I end up in this place, it means I’ve stopped creating. I’m not talking about creating in the traditional sense. I’m talking about the creativity required to consciously create the life you want, the one of your dreams, day by day, one moment at a time.
I’m not talking about the big things here. They require lots of waiting and some of them may never happen. The biggest things, the things we might feel are lacking and are wishing for most, are really just symbols. Symbols for simpler, more meaningful experiences we can create right now. The stuff happiness is made of.
Creating puts us back in touch with our aliveness. We are all part of that miraculous energy that makes everything new, lighter, and more joyous. Every one of us is co-creating our lives everyday, whether we do it consciously or not. So why not include your dreams in your daily experience?
The trick is to break those big dreams into smaller parts and incorporate those into your life: Keep Reading…