Joseph’s dreams enraged his brothers; even his indulgent father was critical, but he also had the conviction that they were indications of some future status and supremacy. Then Joseph was sold by his brothers, slandered by a woman, imprisoned by his master and ignored by a butler. The dreams were shattered – would they ever become reality? Interestingly, it was the dreams of others that were the catalysts which turned things around and transferred him from the prison to the palace.His brothers had cynically remarked “We shall see what will become of his dreams.” They certainly did! Follow the ups and downs of this young man through the book; catch glimpses of your Saviour illustrated in the life of Joseph. See in his resilience and integrity a role model for your life. Realise that shattered dreams can become reality when God is in control.