Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Mastering Lessons & Being Severely Tested by Life

PHOTO CAPTION: Above photo of
pyramids courtesy of Photos8.com.

“What you still need to know is this: before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’ve moved toward that dream. That’s the point at which most people give up. It’s the point at which, as we say in the language of the desert, one ‘dies of thirst just when the palm trees have appeared on the horizon.’

"Every search begins with beginner’s luck. And every search ends with the victor’s being severely tested.”

- Paulo Cuelho, The Alchemist

Related Article on Attaining Dreams:
Determination Key to Making a Dream Come True

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