“Wherever you go, there you are.” – John Kabat-Zinn
It’s a question beloved of life explorers everywhere:
If you won the lottery tomorrow, and money was no longer an issue, what would you do?
I know exactly what I am going to do. I am going to buy and move into my dream home in Costa Rica. I am going to have enough land to have several spaces that creative souls can rent (complete with studios & writing desks with views) or that I can gift time in. I will self-publish my novel and then write every day until I have written and published the 7 books that the Glastonbury psychic (naturally) told me I was going to write. I will lead and help facilitate retreats there and all over the world, collaborate with incredible people, and I will focus on inspiration and love.
That is exactly what I am going to do.
But what if I did win the lottery tomorrow? What then?
Would I be ready to run off to Costa Rica? Would I grab my dream with both hands or stand there wondering what to do next; wishing I had gotten rid of my crap (both literal and symbolic) years ago?
Am I ready for my dream to come true?
There is a lot of talk right now in blogging circles about choosing one’s word of the year. For me, I have decided to align myself with my dream. I am going to get rid of my crap (of all kinds), strengthen my body, and focus on love and inspiration. I know what I want. I know how I will be when I am there. I don’t need to figure out the how right now.
I just need to align myself to the what.
So if I win the lottery tomorrow, or if life happens, I’ll be ready.
In fact, I’ll already be there.