Getting old isn’t a burden, it’s a huge responsibility. It’s also a gift.
It’s hard as heck to stay healthy. You’d never guess by looking at me, but I have to work incredibly hard to stay healthy. My very life literally depends on it.
For some, it’s “impossible”, because that’s the choice they’ve made, to believe it is impossible.
Christopher Reeves wrote several books, one entitled, “Nothing Is Impossible“.
In my work, I was blessed to spend time with him and his family.
I can’t help but wonder what he would have paid to do what you (most of us anyway) and I did this morning. Wake up. Throw the blankets aside. Stand up. Walk to the bathroom. Bend over and brush our teeth. Etc.
What would Christopher have paid to do that?
One million dollars?
We got it for free? At least that’s what I think.
If you think you can, or you think you can not, you are right.
It’s all about choices. Tough choices. Life-altering choices. Easy choices and hard choices. At least that’s what I think.
Hope you get time soon to think about your choices. If you don’t decide, who will? If not now, when? The people who love you are watching. This scares the heck out of me. Carpe diem, jeff 🙂
It’s taken me nearly 50 years to fully embrace what Easter is all about.
How long did it take you?
Do you even embrace Easter?
It’s certainly no one’s place to judge another, whether they celebrate Easter or not.
I just wanted to reinforce that a Mid Life Crisis is a perfect time to start thinking about celebrating something.
Finding something to celebrate, even in the midst of “a great depression”, could be the very thing that helps you survive and maybe even thrive. It has for me. Carpe diem, jeff 🙂
Mid Life Celebration for:
- The Entrepreneur
- The Newly Retired
- The Awakened Soul
- The Recovering Soul
- The Dying
- The Healing
- The Empty Nesters
- The Deniers
A thought-provoking insight from Helen Keller, who was born deaf, dumb and blind:
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved“.
Today, I commit to not letting the obvious, like the insight here, be invisible to me.
Make today another day to focus your commitment on the obvious, but mostly invisible, laws of nature.
Mark Victor Hansen writing tips:
Changing the world, one story at a time
Born Jan 8
Star Trek fan
Guinness Book of world records record holder, non-fiction
Inside Edge Jack & Mark
Andrew Carnegie – hand up or hand out
Dad was a baker – didn’t add skills
Can read 4,000 words a minute (?)
Stories must touch your heart
Write “Intoxicated, edit sober”
19 million books 1st year Teenage soul
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