Ultimately, change will only occur if you expect it to!
“You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn’t want to.” ― Robert Schuller
Everyone has dreams. The higher we aim, the greater heights we climb: “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo Buonarroti. There is nothing wrong with dreaming; in fact it is a necessary ingredient of success. Often times, however, we let those dreams define and drive us to the point that we rationalize ‘I have nothing more in life than this dream.’ This evolution is dangerous because we then equate our happiness into the idea of only achieving ‘that dream’, resulting in a total investment of our hearts into the dream, walking a tightrope of failure at every turn. And failure can be deadly.
Have you ever risked everything to achieve a goal but then come up short of your plans? At the same time, have you ever found yourself asking, “How did I change so much and get here?” Have you ever been at the depths of personal failure by way of fallen dreams, having taken emotional, spiritual and mental hits that absorbed your full being, robbing you of joy, happiness and peace, leaving you questioning life?
Tim Christian had a goal and dream of becoming a professional football player. He was there, within an inch of an NFL jersey, with 25 top agents chasing him and promising the world – and then his plans were dashed before getting the opportunity. What happened next, over the course of months, was a broken heart that changed into life renewed.