We have big dreams and great ideas. Unfortunately, some of us never bring those ideas to life because we are so scared of failing. Our beautiful dreams stay dormant inside of us and are never given a chance to see light. Every day, we keep asking ourselves what if? We will never know the answer if we don’t put the fear of failure aside and take the first step to achieve our goal.
When we look around, we see all these successful people that we admire; what do they have in common, “they all took the first step”. They were also afraid, but they were determined and took a leap of faith to make their dreams come true. What you don’t see besides their successes are the number of obstacles they overcame to reach to their final destination.
I have seen my two daughters falling as they were trying to walk, but they did not stop. Their first steps were boisterous, they fell, they rose, and tried again until they were able to walk alone. Keri Russel stated that “Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” I will say the smallest step you take toward your goal will bring you closer to achieving it. Most of the time, we are our own limitations and we don’t give ourselves the credit that we deserve. If you dream about it, you have a way to make it happen, you just have to believe and take that one step,
Follow your calling, take action to fulfill your destiny. It is up to you to be bold and courageous to take that first step.