Monday, January 17, is Martin Luther King Jr day. He had big dreams that he worked tirelessly to see manifest and his actions ultimately resulted in equal rights for Blacks in America. His most famous speech and open declaration of his vision was, "I have a dream". Martin Luther King used beautiful imagery and searing words to awaken the hearts of sleeping Americans and call people to action. Martin Luther King is proof that dreams, backed by action and passion, do come true.
Everyone has a dream. As you celebrate Martin Luther King day, take a moment to think about your dreams and what actions you need to take to make them happen. Write your own " I have a dream" speech and keep it visible as a reminder to keep working towards it.
Your Personal "I Have a Dream" Template
Today will go down in history as the first day I work passionately towards my dreams.
On_____________(date), I was born on this earth with the power to create my own reality. I know that through reaching my own personal goals, I will be a light unto others with similar dreams. I will end my long nights of wishing and spend my days living my best life.
Suppressing my dream has resulted in _________________________________________ for my life. I will no longer except this reality. Today, I will build a new one.
This speech is a declaration to myself and others of my coming achievements. Every human was put on this earth for greatness. Now is the time for me to make good on my potential.
I will work with great joy to fulfill my dreams. If I despair or become discouraged, I will surround myself with positivity by doing_____________________________ to lift my spirits and renew my passions. I will not walk alone. I will keep in good company and seek out those who support, understand and believe in me.
I will not turn back. Even though the road may get rocky and be filled with turmoil, I will keep my eyes on the prize and march forward.
I have a dream that ________________________________________. (List as much detail as you can about how your dream looks, smells and feels and will change your life).
With my mind's eye I have seen __________________________ manifest. It is mine. I have it now. I am getting out of my own way and allowing it to be seen with physical eyes as well.
I approach this and every day with gratitude. I am so thankful for___________________ (name your dream like you have it now).
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