Leave the dream door open

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Dream big, dream in color and shroud yourself in the cloak of belief that dreams do sometimes materialize.  How truly boring life with be without holding the hope that dreams can come true.

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Written for the Trifextra Weekend Challenge

This weekend we’re asking for exactly 33 of your own words inspired by the following quote from the book you could win in the WBN giveaway. Good luck!

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” ― Paulo CoelhoAlchemist

Don’t let the cover fool you

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It is true that you cannot judge a book by its cover.  Underneath that pristine leather-bound novel may be a dark and ugly story that will leave you feeling horrified.  However, that weathered book in the corner with the frayed edges may contain the most beautiful and poignant story you will ever read.

We are a social network of people who make judgements based on looks.  Not all of us are like that but the majority of people will cast an opinion based on physical appearance.  And you may not consciously form that opinion but subconsciously your mind works in mysterious ways and there is a perceived attractiveness based on the symmetry of someone’s facial features and their body type.  The fascination of the mind follows but only for those that take the time to allow that to happen.

The more we get to know someone their physical appearance seems to change.  Someone that you may not have found physically appealing becomes more interesting and seemingly more attractive the more you get to know their personality and their true character.

When you meet someone who is physically attractive you are immediately drawn to them.  But that attraction is only skin deep and someone who seemed beautiful on your first chance encounter may become less attractive if you find flaws in the caliber of their morality and emotional depth.

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Let the real story of the human novel seep into your mind before you make a judgement based on the cover of the book.  Take the time to read the first few chapters of each book and give the story a chance to flourish.  The real honesty about that fable is held within those book jackets and not just what is presented on the cover.