May 21, 2013


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. — attributed to Mark Twain
It is often said that we regret more the things we did not do, than the things we did do.  That may very well be true.  Sometimes we just don't have the courage to do the thing that would set our hearts afire.  What will people think?  Will my family still love me if I take this journey.  Many things keep us in our safe harbors.  But, are they really safe?  We can become complacent and accept our place in life:  rather than safety, it can be imprisoning.  What have you always wanted to do?  It does not even have to mean leaving your home; it might just mean leaving your old ideas and the old version of who you are.  If there were no risks, what would you like to do?  Perhaps it is time to do it. 

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