jusummerhayes (jusummerhayes) wrote,

Making the most of who you are

“No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.” -- Ernest Hemingway

I'm sick to death reading about change.

It doesn't exist. Period.

Oh sure, we can argue the semantics, but you and I both know that we're far too timid to embrace change -- radical or otherwise.

I know what you're thinking: who wants to embrace radical change when it's sort-of-working?

Good question:

1) all those people who are stuck;
2) all those people living a shadow existence;
3) all those people who believe that they're treading water;
4) all those people who believe that their current life is riven with self-doubt and betrayal of the higher Self;
5) all those people who feel their life is disappearing before their very eyes.

I've lived too long and listened to too much banal speak to recognise that, sometimes, we have to let go and follow our instinct. I know, the money always hems you in, but, trust me, when you're facing death in the face, that's not always the most convincing of argument -- or at least that's how it was for me.

Let go.

Adopt the mantra **ready, aim, fire** and as Seth Godin posits in one of his recent blog posts, you have to create a new habit if you want to break through.

PS. If I sound like I'm on my soapbox again then tough. I don't care who you are, it's almost impossible to find anyone who's pursuing their true, God-like calling, and that's what gives me heart to carry on in this vein.


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