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I needed to read these words today. Inspiring. Thank you. 🙂

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Lovely encouragement. Thanks.🙂

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May 22, 2023Liked by Winston Malone

Absolutely beautiful, and you inspire me.

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Inspiring piece, makes me feel motivated. Side note, do you have any military background? I noticed you brought in both the marines and air force as examples.

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May 22, 2023Liked by Winston Malone

This was exactly what I needed this morning. Thank you so much!

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I devoured this, scrolling until my thumb got a cramp, wanting to read more. I just said to a forty-something writer who did a piece on feeling old: I guess procrastination isn't a bad thing, since I'm ten years older than him and only recently published a book.

That book I finally published is something I worked at way back when I was raising a small child (now an adult). But now I wake up as excited as a small child myself wanting to write more.

Maybe that's the key to feeling youthful, in spite of numerical years: Waking up to accomplish a big dream.

It's one small effort at a time that finally adds up to the accomplishment.

But it does start with a dream.

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May 22, 2023Liked by Winston Malone

Very well said, and from the heart. I’m up for another adventure!

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Busily and most appreciatively embracing the suck! 🫡

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This was exactly what I needed to read today morning. I’m also a huge fan of Steven Pressfield.

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Insightful and inspiring, Thank you!

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Yes!! One of my favorite songs to sing is “Times are hard for dreamers” (from Amelie!) because it is exactly how I feel. Dreaming is what makes life worthwhile, and there is nothing more tragic than someone who doesn’t believe in their dreams (or anyone else’s!). My favorite part is:

They say times are hard for dreamers

And who knows, maybe they are

People seem stuck, or lost at sea!

And I might be a dreamer

But it's gotten me this far

And that is far enough for me

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