“Now when they saw him afar off, even before he came near them, they conspired against him to kill him. Then they said to one another, “Look, this dreamer is coming! Come therefore, let us now kill him and cast him into some pit; and we shall say, ‘Some wild beast has devoured him.’ We shall see what will become of his dreams!” (Genesis 37:18-20)
Stop daydreaming! Is usually the phrase or wake up call people say to those who appear to have been lost in their thoughts. Or to a student staring past the teacher and seem not to aware of the what is going on in the class! While it might seem out of place to be ‘lost’ in our dream, it is however not bad to live out our dreams.
Let’s look at the life of the biblical Joseph’s again, and the brothers retorted here comes the dreamer! That means Joseph was not only a dreamer, but he lived out his dream by sharing it with his brothers and behaving it out in some way
Don’t be discouraged by commentators that said Joseph should have kept quiet about his dream hence he would not have been besieged by the challenges that came his way.
If your dream is truly from God, your stars will make you shine out and challenges will still come. So, learn to act upon your dream when you are awake. Believe your God given dream; say it out like Jesus could tell Pilate for this purpose I was born.
When challenges come your way, don’t use your mouth to negate your God given dream by outright denial of your purpose in life.