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To Harvest a Dreams Delight…

To Harvest a Dreams Delight…

Inspirational Quotes

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Dream and you shall become.

Wayne Dyer

A Father’s Guide to Wisdom

Hello my friends. There is some real wisdom here in these lines from author’s Robert Louis Stevenson and Dr. Wayne Dyer. So often we judge the outcome of our work by the harvest it produces. It just sounds right, doesn’t it? You spend the time, you work, and you work hard, it is only just that you receive a bountiful harvest, right?

Well, in a just world, this philosophy rings true. And, I am not here to argue with universal intent. But there is one flaw in the logic of this chain. It depends on human intent, and not the will of the universe.

No matter how hard we try, we cannot attain an apple from planting an orange seed. Yet, we judge the effectiveness of the fruits we bear based upon the seeds we plant. These seeds oftentimes are convoluted with a myriad of dreams, yet to be realized, that pull at the conscious intent of the individual who seeks their fruition. But then we are pulled out of the clouds, and so earnestly reminded to get our head out of the stars, and tend to the soil that grows the produce that puts food on our table.

Why is it that we are so often pulled to give up on the beauty of a dream? Why do I hear the abuses of dream annihilation come so often from those adults that hide under the banner of good intent. Yet they teach the children about the misery of life, filled with malice contempt. There is nothing there, behind those eyes that once gave up the dream, to engage in a life where nothing reigns supreme. I wonder what seeds they sew, and what harvest they will reap.

Dream, and you will become. But no-one, no one will give it to you freely. There is true work in planting seeds and harvesting its crop. But what crop do you wish to reap? What seeds are you willing to plant, in order to realize a dream’s intent.

Namaste. May prayers and blessings find you along your journey to believe, achieve, and advance confidently in the direction of your dreams.

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2 thoughts on “To Harvest a Dreams Delight…”

  1. bigskybuckeye – United States – Born in the Big Sky Country of Montana and now living in the Buckeye State of Ohio, Richard is the creative mind behind Big Sky Buckeye. Retired after 40 years of teaching, I enjoy writing, photography, traveling, and following a healthy lifestyle.

    I appreciate both of these inspiring quotes. Our dreams open our eyes to sowing seeds which will truly make a difference.

    1. Dr. Thomas Maples – Stockton, California – Dr. Thomas Maples, Ph.D. is a licensed psychotherapist, author, and the founder of The Stockton Therapy Network. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, he has helped many people resolve interpersonal conflict, heal from the emotional distress, and overcome mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, and issues that result from personality disorders. He also specializes in helping couples resolve interpersonal problems, marital discord, and parent / child relationship conflicts by helping his clients identify the sources of relationship conflict, find areas of growth they can agree to engage, and setting a plan to enact those changes to assure relational growth. As a researcher and writer, Dr. Maples focuses on developmental, analytical, and psychoanalytic methods of psychology. Through his writings, Dr. Tom has helped countless people understand, plan, and implement effective paths to reach optimal psychological, spiritual, and physiological development. "Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams."

      That is all we can do. See seeds, and see whether they bloom. Here’s to your dreams friend.

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