One evening after work while doing chores, the phone rang. Normally, I don’t like to answer when I’m in the middle of something. But this evening, something told me to pick up. The call was from someone who rarely called me. My 90-year-old uncle.
It’s unusual for me to receive a “just-thinking-about-you” call from one of the elder members of the family. They usually expect to receive those types of calls from the “younger generation.”
I was surprised to hear his voice. I had been thinking about him lately. You see my uncle was blessed to have lived to be a nonagenarian. When I mentioned that he had been on my mind, he said, “How was I supposed to know that? I can’t read it.”
My uncle Mac was right. He couldn’t read my mind. If he could, he would have known the past few weeks were peppered with thoughts of him. Of course, I was too engrossed in what I was doing to take a moment to stop and call. My answer was, ‘I’ll call him later.’
Many of us have busy schedules. Sometimes we’re too busy with no time left for ourselves. Our answer is, “I’ll do it later.” It’s important that, as we tackle life from day-to-day, we take time out for us.
On your list of things to do today, is there a line item for your dream? Do you have goals that lead to living your purpose?
Like my uncle reminded me, it’s not enough to just “think about it.” We should be inspired, purposeful, and intentional to finally live our dreams.
Just Do Your Dream.