“Then he dreamed still another dream and told it to his brothers, and said, “Look, I have dreamed another dream. And this time, the sun, the moon, and the eleven stars bowed down to me.” And his brothers envied him, but his father kept the matter in mind.” (Genesis 37:9&11, NKJV)
Joseph was a dreamer. He dreamed of his future. He dreamed of his God given purpose and destiny. And the Bible tells us that his own brothers, family, envied, even hated him for his dreams. Yet, in spite of their envy, hate and even their attempt to kill him and his dreams, Joseph kept dreaming.
Joseph had to endure much heartbreak, heartache and disappointment on his way to reaching his destiny, but he never stopped dreaming.
You too my brothers and sisters will have to endure many disappointments on your way to destiny. But, like Joseph, DON’T STOP DREAMING. You will always encounter haters and those who are envious of your dreams. Some of those who will attempt to kill your dreams might be those who are the closest to you. Friends, family, and yes, sometimes even church members. But, DON’T STOP DREAMING. Hold on to your dreams. Aspire to do more, to achieve more, to be a better person. While the “do nothing” people hate, complain and plot against you, you believe in yourself, and in the God who is the deliverer of your dreams and the designer of your destiny. Declare to yourself, even in the midst of your heartache and trouble, “I will succeed.” “I will not die until I achieve my life’s destiny.” And no matter what happens on your way to destiny, DON’T STOP DREAMING!