One Reason Why You Should Never Give Up On Your Dreams.

Via Tara Lemieux
on Jun 19, 2013
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“There is a voice inside of you
That whispers all day long,
“I feel this is right for me,
I know that this is wrong.”
No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide
What’s right for you–just listen to
The voice that speaks inside.”

Shel Silverstein

I don’t know what made me think back to this most brilliant passage. Some things in life I suppose just ‘stick’ a little more so than the others—and always, it seems, for a most compelling reason.

We all have this voice within us. It calls out to us in the middle of our longest night, urging us to take that ‘just one more next step forward.’

And, this voice…is our greatest gift, and most treasured friend—compelling us onward, even when the hope inside subsides.

It is an irrepressible, indomitable force—connecting our will to those dreams that remain still inside.

And in spite of all our fears and notions of doom and failure….still we must listen, we must listen to that ‘voice’ inside.

A dear friend shared this with me this morning, and I wanted so very much to share it with all of you:

“Having a dream is awesome.

Having a dream and showing up every day, even when nothing seems to be happening, is priceless.

But having a dream and showing up every day, while sauntering, winking, and hugging everyone, is when the floodgates begin to tremble.”

So, today, my most beautiful friends—I shall be listening closely to that most amazing voice that speaks inside.

I pray that you are listening, too.

And that, my dears, is the one reason why one should never give up on their dreams—because, no dream is ever too big to silence that inner voice we all have inside.

Much love, and namaste.

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About Tara Lemieux

Tara Lemieux is a mindful wanderer, and faithful stargazer. She is an ardent explorer and lover of finding things previously undiscovered (or, at the very least, mostly not-uncovered.) When she’s not writing, you can find her walking in the woods and sometimes changing the way we look at things, one simple moment at a time. You can contact her at via her website Mindfully Musing or, take one second to "LIKE" her on Facebook at Tara's Facebook Page. Or email her directly at [email protected]. All roads will lead to one home, and rest assured she (and Nudnick, the wonder dog) would LOVE to hear from you.


4 Responses to “One Reason Why You Should Never Give Up On Your Dreams.”

  1. Beautiful! And yes, sometimes we can only get to that second piece of showing up, but cheers for the days that we show up and dance!

  2. Tara Lemieux says:

    Kate, your magic…inspired me, this day…it lit my soul on fire (and I am so ever-grateful for the gift of you-being-you).

    Much love…namaste…

  3. elephantjournal says:

    Tweeted up.

  4. Tara Lemieux says:

    Yay! Thank you ~ did you see the 'dragon wings'?