The gate in front of me is wide open and all I have to do is get out of my head and step into the wilderness.
Maybe it comes with age, but I’m in a place of peace and acceptance now. Anxiety and depression plague me from time to time and…
It comes in small sections, at best it only lasts 15-20 minutes, sometimes only for a few seconds. It’s elusive and hard to find and yet it’s within us all.
Life was this constant race, either I was running, or being chased — always on the go. I couldn’t sit still, I couldn’t stop. I needed alcohol to fuel myself; the more I burned, the more I needed.
At the beginning of this new journey I made an oath to be willing to go to “any lengths” – but what does that mean exactly?
To continue learning I must travel outside my comfort zone, yet beyond that zone are boarders and limits and beyond those, there lies the danger.
Now that I’ve taken the time to learn and with lots of help, it’s one of the most wonderful gifts I’ve received, something I give back to myself.
You posses the key to that lock on that ball and chain that weighs you down and holds you back from achieving greatness.
I approached the entrance — something was in there and I had to find out what.
If I don’t try, I’ll never know, and I’d rather try and fail, than fail in not trying.