Oh how different the world would look if we just opened our hearts just a little bit more. If we made room for one more sleeping bag around camp, offered up one more roasting stick to someone new to join us at the campfire. It would mean one less person would feel alone. One lessContinue reading “It’s what we should do”
It’s the forward progress that your heart makes each day. That is where the bar is set, deep within inside of you. When you take those steps each day you must ask yourself did you truly carry your heart with you? The progress you think you made today. Did it truly bring your heart another step closer towards your people?
A personal example of this would be how I first got into in tune with my breathing. For me it came while looking through a scope or a peep sight staring at a pin set for 10 yards. Yes I’m describing my time as a youth learning how to shoot a firearm and a bow.
We saw another example of how life only guarantees the moment in which we are standing. All to often we guilt of saying, we are going to wait until tomorrow or even next week to really live. We put off the chance this moment to live life to its fullest. For what, why do all do this so often?
There is a series of questions they ask themselves as they pack. Things like how many different uses can I get out of this item, how much weight will it add to my pack overall. All of which will lead them to the perfect pack for the trip.
Neither of which hold much promise of a healthy or stable long term outcome. Still find ourselves just drifting along the path following a mission, or term that we don’t know what it truly looks like. All because we think we know, but we really may not know. Or simply because we hope someone will do the work for us.
Then we have to live the experience, and sometimes what fate puts in front is the polar opposite. Time and time we find ourselves facing down adversity and heart ache. Fate throws a monkey wrench in our plans, those doors we were once looking at slam shut, or in a fiery blazed those bridges we cherished are swallowed by the flames. This leaving us bitter and scamming for words, and a direction which to turn.