The dream is this: that we’ll finally be happy when we reach our goals. Get a decent job, find the man, start a family…. that’s the dream. Then we get there. And if we’re human, we immediately start dreaming of something else. Because if this is the dream then we’d like to wake up. Now, please.
At some point, maybe we accept that the dream has become a nightmare. We tell ourselves that the reality is better. We convince ourselves it’s better that we never dream at all. But the strongest of us, the most determined of us, we hold on to the dream.
Or, we find ourselves faced with a fresh dream we never considered. We awake to find ourselves… against all odds…. feeling hopeful. And if we’re lucky… we realize, in the face of everything, in the face of life… the true dream… is being able to dream, at all