Dreams. The dictionary's definition of a dream is "To have great ambition or to really hope for something". Well, I say make those ambitions a reality and hope active.
Robert Ballards Lifelong dream was to find the Titanic. For 13 years the dream of finding her dominated his life. In 1985 his 13 year quest ended when he discovered the muddy hulk of the H.M.S. Titanic. What is your quest? Do you have a "lifelong dream"? Is there anything :dominating your life" enough to hold your attention for 13 years? Without a dream, life is quickly reduced to bleak black and wimpy white, a diet too bland to get anybody out of bed in the morning. Dreams fuel our fire.
The shortest route to ineffectiveness is to start running scared, think about every possible peril, take on chances, expect the worst, let your fears run wild. Effectiveness - sometimes greatness - awaits those who refuse to run scared, someone who takes a little "R & I" (resourcefulness and initiative). George S. Patton once said "A good plan executed right now is far better then a perfect plan executed next week." Take you life and run with it.
How many people stop because no one encourages them? So few say "Go for it!" How few are those who see beyond the danger ... who say to those on the edge of some venture, "Yes, Go for it!" Jesus Christ held nothing back when He left heaven, lived on earth, and went for it - all the way to the cross and beyond.
The ocean of possibilities is enormously...