City In The Sky


5 min


The Unmaking of An Adventure of a Lifetime

Today, you woke up from a dream.

You don’t recall when it started —
sleeping so deeply
you stopped dreaming.

You’ve been so busy in wakefulness,
responding with responsibility,
you’ve been sleepwalking through life.

Lost in a land where
doing has deserted dreaming.
You’ve stopped making life,
into the adventure of a lifetime.

You abandoned adventure
for a dreamless slumber
when you stopped to remember:

To Live Well,
Dream Well.

3 ideas & 3 questions on dreams, from me.

Dreaming well, is an essential part of doing well. Doing well is an essential part of living well. If you’ve stopped dreaming, it’s time to wake up from your dreamless slumber. A few thoughts on helping you to remember dreaming is an essential part of doing.

  1. Your life is the most important adventure you will ever take.

  2. To make your life into a remarkable adventure, dream well, every day.

  3. To dream well, use your imagination, every single day.

Use your imagination, or lose it.

  1. Where is your imagination?

  2. Do you exercise your imagination, daily?

  3. What dreams make up a life of adventure for you, today?

3 insights on dreams, from others.

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
Carl Sagan

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
Leonardo da Vinci

Originally written by Robin Lynn for City In The Sky