The Fountain Day 37: Dream

Each day I wake up, grab a cup of coffee, and sit down for time with Abba.  While sitting…I listen, read, write, worship…whatever He leads me to do.  One thing I practice almost daily, is to dream.  Not only do I dream, but I write down these dreams.  They come pouring forth from my weary soul and into my journal in pen strokes of sustenance for the dry places of my soul.  Without dreams, I would’ve given up long ago.  What would be the point of all this struggling…all this believing…all this waiting…all this learning…all this self-control…all this faith…if I lost the ability to DREAM?

Dreams are like a conduit from Heaven.  They release a piece of the eternal over us. 

Many days, I dream as if my life depends on it…because really, it does.  If I want to remain truly alive and thriving, then I must keep dreaming forward.  When day after day passes by, and circumstances seem to remain unchanged, dreaming can create the momentum that you need to get out of the mud.  Dreams are deposits of hope, faith, and trust.  Hope that I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.  Faith in God being good and having good plans for me.  Trust in His timing and sovereignty over my life. 

I can live in a place of abundance no matter what my circumstances are at that moment.  Abundance is an inside job.  It comes from the heart.  It comes from understanding what is truly valuable.  God is my greatest Treasure, and I am His.  When all of life is viewed from this perspective, then it creates a stability to an otherwise unstable time. 

Fear comes when we forget the Love.  The Love that gave up heavenly position to be born as a baby.  The Love that voluntarily walked up the hill to be crucified.  Perfect love casts out all fear, so we can be assured that if we are fearing, then we have lost sight of the eyes of Love.  We’ve lost sight of Jesus.  God IS love. 

Today I encourage you to close your eyes for a minute.  Settle your mind and invite Holy Spirit to come breathe over you.  Ask God what His dream is over you today.  Then ask Him for one thing you can do to partner with it.  Writing it down is a foundational form of partnering.  Whatever it is that He leads you to do, just do it.  Don’t wait, don’t qualify it, don’t deny it…just trust Him.  He has BIG dreams for you, don’t you want to see them all come to pass?!  I do, and I bet you do too.  Dream a dream today, friend.  Dream big.

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans.  Proverbs 16:3

Then the Lord replied:  “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it.”  Habakkuk 2:2

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.  Psalm 32:8

Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.  Proverbs 23:18