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What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail?
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phylisfeinerjohnson posted:
All of us have dreams. Some become reality and some stay in our imaginations.

For me, writing was my "dream". And it became a reality when I discovered a way I could write without starving.

Not with photography. Although I was enthusiastic about it (and pretty good I even taught 5th graders, which was a blast), I knew I'd never be a Brassai or Ansel Adams.

Third, there was the dream of becoming a ballerina. No competition for Margot Fonteyn, because when I twirled and swirled, the result was not pretty passed out on the floor. (I had epilepsy, but that didn't diminish my dream.)

How about you? What have you dreamed - or achieved - beyond your wildest dreams?

Phylis Feiner Johnson
www.epilepsytalk.com
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dancer86442 responded:
I wanted to be a Counselor for men & women returning from War. I joined the Air Force, so I could go to school & educate myself, but, my plans were shattered by seizures & medications.

But, once I found WebMD & other support groups, a part of my Dream was realized. I am not a Professional & don't get Paid for my Input. But, by educating myself about Epilepsy I have been able to counsel &/or advise Lots of PPL. So, in a sense, my Dream was Realized.
 
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hootyowl2 responded:
I would enjoy working at a paying writing job. I have had a few small things published. I have lost the beginnings of several manuscripts in my old computer when the hard drive on it died... When I re begin them, I will have to make hard copies in addition to my computer notes.

I have taught myself to play piano and organ, and am the pianist/organist for my church.

I dabble in so many things that I do not get much done in any thing I try to do though.

Hooty


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