Stop Wishing And Start Doing

When I was 7 years old I wished I owned a gryphon as a pet. Now, 16 years later, I still don’t have one. It’s obviously impossible.

When I was 7 I also wished I would be taller than I was back then, so I could reach the chocolate mom put on the upper shelves. After just a couple of years later I was able to reach the upper shelves in the kitchen because I became taller. It came naturally.

When I was 7 I also wished I had a driver’s licence. Some years later I got it, but I had to work for it in order to make it happen.

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There are things we wish for in life. Some become reality while some don’t. Some are unrealistic and, thus, will never come true. Other wishes will always come true without us doing anything about them because they’re part of a natural (almost automatic) process of development and growth. Then there are things we wish for and are neither “unrealistic”, nor “automatic”. They are simply “could happen” things and will, most probably, remain like that unless we do something about them. So, to recap, there are wishes that will never come true, wishes that will always come true, and wishes that have a question attached to them and the answer to that question determines the outcome. And the question is: How much am I willing to sacrifice for and invest into achieving this goal?

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Whatever I have and whatever I am able to enjoy today I didn’t get it wishing. My wish was just the spark that started the “engine”. I have learnt that we are responsible for our own future and we are responsible for the fate and health of our own souls. I have learnt that as long as we refuse to give up and we decide to push through and keep moving forward we will always experience breakthrough no matter what the circumstances look like, no matter what obstacles may come our way. Nothing can stop a determined and focused mind to accomplish and achieve the great things which it dreams about.

Wishing is good. It’s the little spark that is able to put things into motion but that’s just the start. What we do from that point is vital. We want to become people who won’t get stuck somewhere in the land of dreams, but will strive to succeed and pursue their goals using all the resources they have at hand. That’s how dreamers get things done. That’s how you go from “I wish…” to “I did!”

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