Dreams

Dreams are made in this

Starry nights,

Moonlight gazing,

Solo walks,

Bushveld sounds,

Grassland savanna,

Calm waters and

Gentle breezes.

Dreams are made out of this

Selflessness;

Considering others better than yourself;

Giving generously;

Loving without holding back;

Stepping forward;

Stepping up;

Assuming responsibility;

Dying to self and

Giving your all

Dreams become actions through

Hard work;

Determined, purposeful actions and a 

Willingness to forgo comfort and pleasure for the end goal.

Actions become the norm with

Consistency,

Hard work,

Resilience and

Clear goals and actionable items.

 

(21 September 2017)

 

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Hope

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Like a crystal chandelier in the palm of a gentle hand rests Hope.

She rises like the joyous expectation of a new mother,

Like a budding seedling in the spring;

 with the dream of better tomorrows.

Hope is fragile,

fraught with yesterday’s disappointments

Suspended like a chandelier on a mere silver thread.

 When Hope is crushed

Glass shards remain

piercing the skin, blood reminders of pain; pain and sorrow.

 Yet,

again,

Hope rises,

on the wings of a dawn

believing

believing for a better tomorrow.

Dec’ 2013

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