Follow your dreams … No, really! (“On the Path”–A Corner View* post)

IMG_1892Some people say, “Follow your dreams,” and they are just parroting some expression they heard. But when I say it, I mean it! My dreams have led me to jobs, to relationships, and right up the path to the front door of my new home when I was looking for a place to live five years ago!
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I believe that dreams, especially persistent, memorable, or unusual ones, are trying to get our attention. It’s as though a deep and timeless part of ourselves, the wise self that lives within each of us, is speaking to us through stories and scenes.

Each dream can act as a steppingstone, leading us along our soul’s path. Some dreams will beckon us to take a turn in an unexpected direction, others will offer course corrections if we’re wandering astray, or affirmation when we’re on the right path.

IMG_2840Like the best friend who will tell you if you have spinach stuck between your teeth, or a label sticking out on the back of your shirt—dreams won’t let you fool yourself into thinking you’re doing better than you really are. But, they’ll also never criticize without offering constructive help in the form of images, puns, or stories that point us toward our strengths and sources of sustenance and support.

Our job is to pay attention to our dreams; to listen to them with an attitude of curiosity and nonjudgmental consideration. Over time you will learn to decipher their messages and meaning; you’ll start to understand our own dream language, and thus have new channels of information, wisdom, healing, and guidance available to you.

Have you followed a dream lately? Tell us where it led you!

*Corner View* is a weekly appointment – each Wednesday, where bloggers from all corners of the world share their view on a pre-arranged theme. This week’s theme is “Path”.  

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7 responses to “Follow your dreams … No, really! (“On the Path”–A Corner View* post)

  1. great post! and yes sometimes we need to pay attention and be fearless really to take action…………..otherwise it’s just dreams.

  2. Welcome back! I had a dream last week that I was marrying the actor Ron Livingston – I want to follow that dream 🙂

  3. Wow!!!! This post is perfect for me right now. I feel something cookin and pushing and talking. This theme and all the posts and photos have really been speaking to me. I am all ears after yours!

  4. Such a fun surprise to see you at Corner View this week! Great link to paths! I remember one big dream I had a long time ago that led me to quit one job in one field and pursue a new path of my dreams. The day after the dream (or maybe it was two days or three) I drew the dream and from that drawing and dream I quit my job in Field 1 and went towards my dream of Field 2!! I love when dreams are that clear!! And since then there have been many more paths as you know, but now I am feeling back on the path to that same Field 2…hmmm… looking forward to tonights dream♡

  5. :)

    I really like the idea of a dremay path…

  6. love your post about dreams!! i prefer to follow mine too!

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