In fourth grade, I dreamed of being an olympic gymnast.
In eighth grade, I dreamed of being the President of the United States.
In twelfth grade, I dreamed of making it to Congress.
In college, I dreamed of serving in full-time ministry.

At age 23, I became a Pastor’s Wife.

We talk a lot with our kids about what they want to be when they grow up. Currently, Lily wants to be an artist and Cailyn wants to be a cook (or, like she says, “a cooker”). At age 4 and 5, this is the age dreams are born and vision is given.

When we’re young, we believe we can do anything. Fly to the moon, play in the NBA, be in a rock band. As we get older we’re told to “get in line” and be realistic. To do what’s necessary to get by.

Yesterday morning as I was getting ready for church, I opened my computer and tuned into the #CodeOrangeRevival taking place at Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC. Christine Caine was speaking preaching the Word. I called the girls in to show them.

I explained who she was/what she was doing while they were glued to the computer. They were amazed. “You can do that too when you grow up” I told them.

I was giving them vision.

I want my kids to dream big dreams and believe they can do whatever it is God puts in their hearts to do.

When you were a kid, what did you dream you could do?