Originally posted on Kendall F. Person, thepublicblogger:
I have found that among its other benefits
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou
Sometimes dreams do come true. When we are children, we dream all the time. Dreams of Santa Claus coming down the chimney with a bag of toys and ushering in good cheer. We dream of Disneyland and riding the fastest roller coaster, arms held high, screaming in delight. We have nightmares too, but those do not last, because we know our parents will protect us from the ghosts and goblins and all of those monsters hiding underneath our beds. We close our eyes and return to paradise. Dreams of sugar plum fairies and soaring with the wind. We dream of all good things, because when we are children we believe that all things are good.
As adults, dreams do not go away. They become based on reality, however, no longer the…
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