Desire is meant to be nourished because desires turn into purpose, but so often because of the adversity we face or see, we determine that maybe God is not in the program. Take a look at Habakkuk....he knew indeed who he was but did not understand how God could allow His people's enemy to be raised up against them. I saw so many wonderful things in this first and second chapter.
First I saw a man question the only one who is able to give you an infallible answer. The old people use to say, "Don't question God", but what they should have been saying was, "You can question God but the reality of the matter is that you should put all of your faith in God. If you have faith in Him, you understand that no weapon formed against you shall prosper and that every trial is allowed to move you into position, break some things off that are keeping you from moving into position, and for God’s purpose to work in your life." Habakkuk was troubled by God's decision and when God answered, he realized that the decision was made due to God's judgment. Again, God allows some things in His permissive will in order to shake us back into position, which aligns with His purpose for our lives.
Then note how Habakkuk came back with a question that this time states the status of God in his life, but still questions His will in allowing the enemy to misuse His people. God sometimes wants us to recognize whose we are as well as who we are. Habakkuk was the prime example of someone who forgot who they were; when we remember who we are, we remember His word ascribed to or concerning us. Believers are more than conquerors and nothing or no one shall by any means harm us. So this time when God answers Habakkuk he says, "Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. 3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry."
See sometimes our spirit is willing but our flesh is weak, and in order for your flesh to attain the things of God you have to use a mechanic of your flesh (your eyes) to obtain what your spirit already has. So as you write the vision and make it plain, your flesh can come into agreement with what your spirit knows. For we all know visions fad away almost as quickly as you get them, but if you write it, whenever you begin to feel low or become discouraged, you can always refer back to what you wrote because the vision shall speak and not lie. And although it may take a while, keep nourishing and referring back to what you put in ink because eventually, it will come to past.
I have some promises from God that I often refer back to; especially when the Devil tries to plant seeds of doubt in my atmospheric energy. I often say, "Devil you a lie, God told me if I keep writing His word where His people can get the lessons, He will put my books on the shelves and in the hands of readers all over the world." I believe in this thing so much that I put the vision in ink. So regardless to how things look around you, believe in the promise. Your desires are small pieces to the promises of God being revealed in you and through you. Embrace them but most importantly….Put It In Ink! Be Blessed.