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Do What Is Right In Front Of You

The trouble with being human, especially when we have a goal in mind, is that even before we get started we want to be shown a clear path to a successful end with no hitches so that nothing is a surprise. This, of course, isn’t possible even when we do our best to lay down the perfect plan. Past experiences show that at every turn, something new or unplanned may arise, sometimes, painfully, and in a magnitude that cannot be ignored, and so the previous plan is disrupted. And, if they’d be progress that is worthwhile, the new issue must be dealt with. In some instances, the original plan falls apart completely, and your goal suddenly seems impossible and unattainable. Logic tells you to forget your idea and move on to something else—shutting the door against your dream in the face of despair. But what if this goal is not just one that you can easily shove under layers of emotional defeat? What if it has grown into a dream that you sense is much …