As I have learned to live outside of the box of my limited thinking, I have found that life is to be lived in living color. I have been able to behold life through the kaleidoscope of opportunities. I have learned to love and accept myself for what I am learning today, not by my ability to live by the code of black and white thinking. The illusion of perfection has been replaced with the pursuit of excellence. I have also learned to practice live and let live because I realize that each person has their own journey.
I have come to realize that my circumstances are not meant to keep me down, but to build me up. With my growing awareness — outside of the box of my limited thinking– I have come to understand that my circumstances are pointing me in the direction of my destiny. I have come to understand that I can pursue my dreams apart from the box of unrealistic expectations.
Because I have discovered that I no longer need to live in the box I am free to use what has been given to me in ways that work for me with out the fear of being lost, ostracized or abandoned. Consequently, I have discovered that I can trust the process, a loving God and myself.
“Insist on yourself, never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life’s cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half-possession… Do that which is assigned to you, and you can not hope to much or dare too much.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the event that you have been living your life in a box take a risk. If you need permission to do so, you have that permission. You no longer need to be confined by that box. Begin to look outside of your self-imposed box. You no longer need to stay in that box. There is a different way of living my friend. Fresh air and brilliant colors await your presence beyond the confines of your black and white / all or none thinking. Consider the possibilities. Dream my friend.
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