MY APOLOGIES FOR NOT HAVING MUCH TIME TO BLOG LATELY.. BUT STUDY IS TAKING UP MUCH OF MY TIME. SINCE I HAVE JUST ON 300 POSTS ON THIS BLOG, AND SO MANY WONDERFUL NEW FOLLOWERS, I THOUGHT I WOULD REPOST ONE I WROTE ALMOST 2 YEARS AGO. I STILL FEEL THAT IT IS VERY RELEVANT IN MY OWN LIFE, AND HOPEFULLY YOU WILL ENJOY IT ALSO.
Imagine spending your entire life being told that you can’t fly. That it is dangerous. It’s not safe. It’s not sensible. You don’t have what it takes. You will never make it!
Have you ever read the classic “Jonathan Livingston Seagull”? Jonathan was raised this way. Being surrounded by limitations imposed by others, but still believing deep down that he could soar with the eagles.
I can totally relate to Jonathan’s plight. Not that all the limitations in my life where imposed by others. Many were self imposed doubts and fears, and even laziness of spirit.
But eventually the pain of remaining safe began to outweigh the risk of leaving the “nest”. The desire to fly became so overwhelming that it was impossible to ignore. And learning a new career (and indeed a new way of life) at age 45, is much like the tiny bird learning to fly for…
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