Dreams are so very important. Dreams of a better future can create that future. There is nothing more powerful than the human imagination when combined with the extraordinary power to communicate and the amazing ability to inspire dreams in others. A dream well-conceived, well-timed, and well-communicated transcends one man’s life and can carry on for many generations to come.
Do you have a dream for your family and the future of your grand kids and great grand kids? You might want to plant those seeds with your kids now, so that there is time for the seeds to sprout and get watered while you have unlimited energy.
The words below are well worth reading once each year. Not only is the dream right for America, and right for the world, it illuminates how powerful a dream can be. It shows why you must communicate your dreams. The potential of dreaming is extraordinary.
“I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave-owners will be able to sit down together at a table of brotherhood.
I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert state, sweltering with the heat of injustice and oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.
I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day the state of Alabama, whose governor’s lips are presently dripping with the words of interposition and nullification, will be transformed into a situation where little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sisters and brothers.
I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.“
Martin Luther King Jr.
Anything that you can envision is possible.
I.M. Optimism Man