Making dreams come true.
Everyone has dreams. Many of us live for them. Yet, often dreams stay just dreams and are never more than unfulfilled wishes, we take with us, beyond the ends of our lives.
Fintan, seven, however, has a solution. A few days ago, he remarked:
“If you want your dreams to come true…”, he began, portentously, “Sleep!”
There is a certain wisdom, in that – and a hint, perhaps, of an understanding that most dreams can only come true, in one way: in slumber.
Of course, knowing Fintan, he will not, personally, be satisfied with that way, alone, of achieving his dreams. There is a certain resoluteness in him, a “grit”, to use what feels like an old word. I hope he manages to make his dreams come true, for real…whatever they are or shall be.
I am not one to forget, however, that part of my role as a father, is to help him make those dreams come true – at least, whilst I am around, to be able to do so.
Happy dreaming, Fintan – both asleep and awake.
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