We all have dreams. Some people are afraid to fail, so they never achieve their dreams. Others simply prefer to go around stealing dreams that worked out for others.Success is something you have to be ready for. We all feel we are ready once the dream pops up in our minds. Some dreams require more work and prayer than others. You ready?
Today, I reflect on all those dreams I thought I had, that never came to fruition. All the things I wanted, that God said, “No” to. I thank God for all the unanswered prayers, the pain and disappointment I felt when I did not get what I wanted . I feel very blessed and grateful to have learnt these lessons. The trials made me strong.
I am proud of the fact that I failed so many times before I got to this point. (I still fail sometimes, just not as much). I finally realized that it was not really failure. It was just practice. Just like Usain Bolt and other athletes, who have to practice before they get to the Olympics, we all have to practice before we achieve our dreams. That practice is called failure. Never allow anyone to make you feel bad about failing.Tell them Basia said,”You are practicing.” Had I known then what I know now, I would have achieved more. I would have kept practicing.
Today, I give thanks and praise for those baby steps that turned into giant ones. I now know that my results was all about confidence or lack there of. I believe that if something is for you, it will be yours. However, if you don’t work at keeping it, you will lose it. As I went down this path of self discovery I realized something about myself., “I was holding me back.” And that’s the truth.
One day I woke up and I was tired of not living my dream and I made a lists of all the things I wanted to do and I just started doing them. Things like getting back in shape with exercise and proper menu planning, launching my digital media platform and making more time for fun. I did not always have all the resources,but step by step I am getting closer to my destination.
I decided to take the limits off my life. I am not exactly where I want to be , but I am not where I used to be, and for that I am grateful. I am not afraid of the uncertainty and the disappointments that come with being alive. Once you are living, you will feel pain. A dead man or woman feels no pain. I am grateful that I have feelings in my body. When life gets tough, my faith gets tougher.
I want to thank all of you who continue to follow my blog and my social media. I hope this platform motivates and inspires you,as it was created to. I don’t know about you, but I am excited about my dreams and #sheready. You ready?
Basia aka Slayer
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