When a child has a dream and a parent says, “It’s not financially feasible; you can’t make a living at that; don’t do it,” we say to the child, run away from home… You must follow your dream. You will never be joyful if you don’t. Your dream may change, but you’ve got to stay after your dreams. You have to. — Abraham

    I find that the daily quotes from Abraham-Hicks very often intersect with my life quite well. I am sitting here awaiting the arrival of my two oldest children- one from far away in the UK and one who lives nearby.
    I remember well both being pregnant with them and then as sweet yet feisty children. They are both now young adults who have followed their dreams- their father, step-father, “deputy- mom” nor I interfered.
    The eldest pursued an honours English degree, then started a Master’s in English, then changed to Journalism and then decided on Law. Each degree moved her to another city across our very large country. She completed her law degree, met and then married a wonderful young man who is a pilot in the RAF, and they now live and work in the UK.
    Her younger sister traveled with her high school sweet-heart for two years after high school, and then decided to return and start university- her dream was to become a vet, and she with 51% in high school math!! She went to adult upgrading school,did her Grade 12 math and biology, and got accepted into our most prestigious university. She completed her BA in Biology, decided that she was too soft -hearted around animals, and completed her next degree in Education. For the last two years, she has taught high-school sciences. And then last summer, she announced to us that she was going to pursue getting into medical school and started studying for the entrance exams. Next thing we knew, she was selected for an interview, and now she is waiting to hear if she has been accepted. Oh yes, she ended up marrying her high school sweetheart along the way.
    We provided them with good homes, healthy living, and most importantly I realize now, the confidence and support to follow their dreams. I am looking forward to spending the next two days with these amazing young ladies.
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