Monday, October 22, 2007


Do you want to know the secrets of famous and successful people? Aside from working long hours, good public relations and acquired leadership skill, there is another secret that is not unusual to common people and people aspiring to be successful. All it takes is a little of one's time and effort and go let it happen!

Once there was a depressed man who would complain of lack of money, work and inspiration. He spent all his days whining and contemplating on the things that he did not have. This resulted to his being irritable, gloomy and disheartened. He sent out negative vibrations to the Universe constantly. The Universe, in turn, gave what he deserved most- distressing situation. One time while he was reading a newspaper, he chanced upon a column that gave advice to people who were down and out. He wrote to this fellow about his plight and received an unusual recommendation. "Stop complaining man! Start writing down your life dreams and read them everyday. You may be feeling tired, weak and low now but your spiritual level is high. Quickly, do it now. After five years, you will notice that all of them have manifested."

Writing them down seem to have a magical effect. Once they are written, some forces connive to give utmost help to the owner of that dreams. Do not ever think of keeping them inside your drawer, not look at nor think about it. One has to read them everyday until he has become what he wants to be.

Reading them everyday makes one hopeful and positive in working on the next chapter of his life. It gives reason to get up every morning and face the day filled with hope and joy. Now, one is ready to act upon those dreams.

Notice that in almost all books written by Og Mandino, he always asks his readers to write an inspirational line or positive affirmation on index card and read it everyday for thirty days, until that line sinks into the mind of the readers.

In a particular reunion of former Harvard students, ten years after they left the school, ten attendees were a stand out in that gathering. Questions were thrown to them as to how they were able to achieve such a feat in their professional lives. All ten successful ones were unanimous in their answer- they all wrote down their life dreams. They prayed for them, acted on them and most importantly, read them everyday. They found out that after almost ten years, they have realized their life dreams.

Writing them down and reading them everyday give one the energy to act on them. Courage comes next then commitment. You will be drawn to people who will help you achieve your dreams. Funds start to come in and opportunities knock on your door.

It is never too late to do it. All of us are given the chance to recreate our lives. No human being wants to remain stagnant all his life. We are bound to improve ourselves by improving our lives because our world is a better place to live in when we are functioning well.

You may be at a loss as to what you should write as your life dream. Seek inside your heart. Determine your desires. God has planted the desires in your heart. Pursuing one's life dream and use them in purposeful way is one reason why you are created by God. Meditate on this and you will know later what you have got to do here.

Get your pen and paper and start writing down your life dream. Read it everyday and experience the magical life you always want to have.

Habakkuk 2: 2-3: "Then the Lord answer me and said: Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry."

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