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Is it okay to dream about my life?


Do not be quick with your mouth,
    do not be hasty in your heart
    to utter anything before God.
God is in heaven
    and you are on earth,
    so let your words be few.
A dream comes when there are many cares,
    and many words mark the speech of a fool. Ecclesiastes 5:2-3
            Dreaming about what your life could be is okay.  It gives hope and motivation to many people.  Sometimes we involve God in that dream, telling Him all about it in great detail, talking-talking-talking, praying-praying-praying, but doing what?
            Solomon in this passage says to make your words few and get to work.  Obviously the dream says you care, but talking about it and not doing anything is foolish.
            When you make promises about this dream to God, Solomon says this:
When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow. It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it. Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. And do not protest to the temple messenger, “My vow was a mistake.” Why should God be angry at what you say and destroy the work of your hands? Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God. Ecclesiastes 5:4-7
            If you start making promises to God based on those dreams, you’d better be ready to fulfill it.  The dream is meaningless without action. 
            Solomon says to fear God if you don’t fulfill what you promise to Him you would do.    These dreams may come from God and He’s inviting you to get involved in something.  All kinds of excuses can delay that dream.  Trust God.  Promise and seek to fulfill those dreams.  God will show you the way.