There are those who look for all the reasons why they Can’t. And there are those who look for ways to say ‘Yes we Can.’ I know for myself I spent many years being one of those who looked at all the reasons to say ‘No I Can’t do this.’
“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.” – Henry Ford
It’s been a week since I’ve written anything. I sat down a few times and tried to force myself to write. There have been several occasions I had, what I thought were some great thoughts come into my head. While I was in the shower getting ready. During my drive to or from the office. Even in the evening as I went through the nightly routine of helping to get the kids in bed.
When I finally sat down and tried picking one of those thoughts, I had saved in my notes app and attempted to journal; I struggled to make it past the first couple of sentences.
Have you ever thought about what Hope and Fear have in common? They both have to do with what lies ahead. They only exist when we are looking to the future. When I am afraid, I may be feeling the fear right here and now. But, what I am afraid of has nothing to do with what is, it has to do with what MIGHT BE. And here is the real paradox. No matter how things come to pass, once they do, I am no longer afraid.