Flying Without an Airplane!

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  • The past few days I’ve felt like I’m flying- and we haven’t even started our flight around the world on our Global Hug Tour yet! The synchronicity of life is kicking into full gear. Things are lining up so fast and the world is spinning, but all in a very good way. I’m blown away each day by the serendipity of life. Each day I continue to position myself to be lucky and it just keeps showing up!

    Today I was reminded how all of this started. Just one short month ago, my husband and I had a visioning session together where we just dreamed BIG dreams without limitation. The key to our success was one simple question- “What would I do if I knew I could do anything, and knew that I couldn’t fail?”

    That one simple question has opened doors and knocked down walls. Imaginary walls that only we saw- until we eliminated them with an easy change of our thoughts. What if there were no barriers? If you knew you were going to be successful, what would you choose to do? What’s the biggest contribution you could make?

    “What would I do if I knew I could do anything, and knew that I couldn’t fail?” I invite you to ask yourself this question, or better yet, ask it with another person who loves and supports you.

    Share your dreams. Vision together the “what if’s” of life. Pretend that you are ten years old and have that amazing, unlimited imagination where you still believe in unlimited possibility.

    But hold onto your hat, for when you ask this simple question, your world will shift. Don’t believe me? Just try it.

    I don’t believe it’s possible to sincerely and intently ask this question without all kinds of possibilities coming up for you. It might be scary, but just remember the guidelines of the exercise. You can have anything. You can do anything. You can be anything. Anything! No limits. No restrictions. Just wide open space to fill to your heart’s content. How cool is that?!

    The Universe will never give you a dream without the ability to make it happen. Therefore, if you have the dream, you already have the resources to make it happen- even if you may not be able to see it just yet.

    This is so much easier than you think. You get to say “WHAT” and the Universe gets to say “HOW”. The most important step is in asking the question, “What would I do if I knew I could do anything, and knew that I couldn’t fail?” and all else flows from that.

    Today, take the first step. Act and the Universe will follow. Take one baby step closer to your dream and watch what happens. It’s like the floodgates of the heavens open up and shower blessings down upon you just for taking action. One baby step turns into another until you’re jogging through life with a huge smile on your face, living your dream. Woohoo!

    Above all, don’t let your fears stand in the way of your dreams. Your dreams are yours and yours alone. No one else can bring forth the dream or the light inside of you, so go ahead, and let it shine! The world needs your dream so feel the fear and do it anyway!

    Gail Lynne Goodwin

    Gail Lynne Goodwin is the founder of InspireMeToday.com, bringing the best inspiration to the world. InspireMeToday.com provides free inspiration, each day from a new Inspirational Luminary, to a global community of folks from over 150 countries. Gail has interviewed many well-known names including Sir Richard Branson, Guy Laliberte, Seth Godin, Tony Hseih, Gary Vaynerchuk, Michael Gerber, Marci Shimoff, Jack Canfield and hundreds more. According to Mashable, Gail was one of 2009's Top 25 Most Inspirational People on Twitter. Prior to InspireMeToday.com, Gail spent several years as manager for her recording artist daughter, Carly. As a result of the success of their co-penned song, "Baby Come Back Home", Gail accompanied her daughter to bases in the US and to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where Carly performed for our troops. Gail and Carly created the 'World's Longest Letter' of love and support and delivered the 18-mile long scroll on a month-long tour of Iraq and the Persian Gulf in 2006. Gail is excited to present her latest course, Love in 21 Days, a step-by-step guide to finding love online. Love in 21 Days is founded on a logical process that has been tested - and proven! - by not only Gail, but also by students around the world who too have found love. Gail is a published author and a regular writer for the Huffington Post. She offers mentoring and mastermind services to clients worldwide from her home in Whitefish, Montana. Follow Gail on Twitter or Google+.

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    1. Elaine
      Elaine says:

      Gail – great reminder! It’s so fun to dream BIG and take action towards your dreams. Suddenly you discover how many people are eager to support your vision! You are so right – we’re the only ones who see the “barriers”. Acting in alignment with your dream and staying true in the moment to win-win scenarios brings just the right people along at the right time. You are definitely one for me!

      Elaine Starling
      Promise Power

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    2. George
      George says:

      Wonderful question, “What would I do if I knew I could do anything, and knew that I couldn’t fail?” love it. Yet immediately think, “and how would I do it?”

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    3. Gina
      Gina says:

      Wow Gail, what a beautiful post, as soon as I asked that question of myself tears came to my eyes, sometimes the obvious is the most un-obvious : ) thanks for writing such inspirational posts.

      Gina

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    4. Zack
      Zack says:

      Bono has a good line in Beautiful Day – What you don’t have / you don’t need it now / it’s a beautiful day

      I do have to say if I could not fail I would buy a lottery ticket!

      I am just getting into photography but my dream is to be a professional in the next couple of years. It is pretty daunting but I seem to have a good eye and get some good pictures. It is funny that when you take 200 pictures how you get five or six that a really good. The other 195 no one has to know about!

      I think one of the hardest things is that we get older and say we can’t do something. I was in Chicago with a successful paralegal career and great friends. I’m deeply in love with Chicago it’s an amazing city. But I was bored out of my mind and feeling old. So I put everything in storage and moved to Japan to teach English. Some of my friends still think I am crazy but it’s been a grand adventure.

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