Let Your Dreams Take Over

Your Dreams Really Do Matter. Believe In Yourself & Take Action Towards All Dreams Come True.

For as long as I can remember, I knew that I wanted to be doing big things with my life. I just didn’t believe in myself enough to follow through with making my dreams come true. I listened to the opinions of my friends and family. I let people on TV, radio and online influence my decisions. These exterior voices told me that manifesting my big dreams would be hard and full of turmoil. I found it really hard to make connections with these sources, as there was this tiny little feeling inside me that said “You can do it. You CAN do it. YOU can do it. Do it.” Yet looking around myself, I see that most of my friends and family members wake up, go to work, go home, watch TV, go to bed and then start all over again. The media promotes fear, mediocrity and complacency. Society encourages commitment to 401k plans and rewards those who play it safe. This never felt comfortable to me.

“I believe that you’re great, that there’s something magnificent about you. Regardless of what has happened to you in your life, regardless of how young or how old you think you might be, the moment you begin to think properly, this something that is within you, this power within you that’s greater than the world, it will begin to emerge. It will take over your life. It will feed you, it will clothe you, it will guide you, protect you, direct you, sustain your very existence. If you let it! Now that is what I know, for sure.”

~Michael Bernard Beckwith, Spiritual Leader at Agape International Spiritual Center.

During my twenties, I worked “normal” jobs and made an ok living. I worked at print shops as a professional graphic designer and typesetter. I was really great at pre-press set-up and managing tasks. More recently, at the height of my “career”, I worked at a large art supply company in their corporate office. I had a fancy office and a fancy title and even had people reporting to me. I had a salary, a 401k and routine appointments with my chiropractor to relieve stress. What was I doing? This was my life? This is what I came to Earth to do?

Corporate Lifestyle Before Dreams Came True

Excitement in Rozine’s corporate life included funny hats for a coworker’s birthday.

I was afraid to quit. I was intimidated and scared to think what it might mean to give up the salary, the 401k, the fancy office and business cards with “supervisor” written under my name. I had tried through the years to work as an artist and it wasn’t easy. I usually had to supplement my art gigs with something like a waitressing job to help cover the bills. That’s because I believed my art was a hobby. I didn’t believe that my art was great or magnificent. I was still afraid to believe in my dreams.

Then, something happened. I can’t really say exactly what, except that I started to demand that my dreams were important. The pull became overwhelming. I insisted that I was not here on Earth to crunch numbers in a spreadsheet. I decided that there was something bigger within me. I let it take over my life and it has fed, clothed, guided, protected and directed me. I have worked independently for over a year and I have not missed a meal. I have financial stability. I make my own hours. I create when and what I want. Best of all, I no longer question my existence or my life’s meaning.

Shambhala Publications Inc.



Similar posts
  • Russell Nohelty’s Inspirational Interv... About Russell Noehlty’s Publishing Company, Wannabe Press Russell Nohelty is the founder of Wannabe Press and Kickstarter University. He loves writing and publishing, but his true passion is helping creators launch careers with their own two hands. The culmination of that work is summed up in a free 7 day course that shows creators how [...]
  • Kate Bergeron’s Inspirational Interv... Kate Bergeron is a Midwestern girl with dreams too big for the little town where she grew up. When she turned 16, she aged out of the children’s theater program and wasn’t allowed to act anymore. So she directed the play instead. Kate moved to Chicago to study acting, and also fell in love with [...]
  • Snappee Creator, Keziah Okonkwo Shares Inspiration in Interv... Keziah Okonkwo Shares Inspiration About Creating Hair-Friendly Accessory, Snappee Creator, Keziah Okonkwo, was inspired to create a versatile, hair-friendly accessory to support her natural hair styles but much more a hair tie that would not damage her hair when using it. Between the standard bun for the gym, afros and up-dos for auditions, Keziah had [...]
  • Annie Motel’s Inspirational Interv... Annie Motel is a real life good witch tattoo artist at One Way Tattoos in Los Angeles. She has a BFA from the University of Washington in drawing and painting. She loves Old Hollywood, Palm trees, and wearing all black all day every day.   She is currently directing her first short film, “Tabloid Blvd,” [...]
  • Actions You Can Take Towards Your Go... 1. WRITE IN A GRATITUDE JOURNAL Make sure to include the actions you’ve taken towards your dream lifestyle in your gratitude journal. Review these entries whenever you feel like you’re not making progress. Notice how each baby step leads to another and that combined, reflect great movement.   2. READ EVERY DAY Reading articles and books related to your [...]


  1. monique Carmona monique Carmona

    Thanks for the generous inspired post! Good stuff.

    • 2011/12/01    

      Thanks so much, Monique!

  2. shayne shayne

    Good stuff, rozine! thanks. This takes a lot of courage to do. And you’ve got a lot of heart for sharing it with us. Inspiring!

    • 2011/12/01    

      Thanks, Shayne! I’m just doing what feels natural to me 🙂

Optin Cat: Invalid Form ID
GET INSPIRATION (and other free stuff)
Want to feel as if you have a personal life coach guiding you to your dreams? Sign up today and get inspiration and helpful tips right in your inbox. Subscribers gain access to a FREE MP3 of Affirmations for Success AND dozens of downloadable coloring pages! 
100% Privacy. We don't spam.