Hi and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. I am happy to see that you decided to stop by and visit with me. I have been thinking about the topic of progress. Sometimes the ominous nature of change can overwhelm. The fear of failure can debilitate and discourage us from venturing into the unknown. Although we may want to or realize that we need to do something different the fear of making those changes keeps up frozen in the familiar.
We may believe that we are terminally unique and that our situation is hopeless. We may have been led to believe that we can not do anything right or that we do things “in a half-assed way”. We may believe that the struggle to make empowering choices is just not worth the risk. We may be confined by an all or none belief system. Our black and white thinking may block our willingness to grow beyond that, which has become familiar to us.
My friend, I have good news. You are not terminally unique. You are wonderfully you. You and I are a work in progress. We don’t have to apologize for our inherent greatness. Our inherent greatness is waiting to be expressed beyond the shores of our imagination. We no longer need to be stymied by the expectations of the past. Instead we are free to push off from the shore of our apprehension and sail in the direction of our dreams. Our hope hoisted to sail on the sea of possibilities.
We don’t have to do “things” perfectly. We no longer have to be held hostage by an “all or none” or “black and white” way of relating to life. We no longer need to be confined by a daunting sense of self-doubt. We can instead choose to live life in a different way. We can take courage in our process. We can celebrate the progress to be experienced because with everything there is a learning curve. We can choose to grow beyond what no longer works for us.
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