With each passing day, you step closer to your death. You have big goals for yourself, yet you are in the same place you were last year. You understand the fragility of each moment as time marches on and have a deep sense of urgency. Inside you, there is a dichotomy occurring – you must keep your progress and your patience.
As I have said before, the person that will achieve your dreams is not the person you are today. One must change their identity, their very being, and develop the skills, habits, and virtues necessary to move forward. Whatever is stopping you today cannot be ignored any longer. You were born afraid and weak but developed physically and mentally through your strenuous endeavors. When did you stop this, and why?
You ceased leaning beyond your edge. You chose comfort over pain. Your anxiety and fear got the better of you. No longer. Understand that stress comes from within; it will release its grasp once you let go. At any moment, you have the power to choose internal freedom. Do not let the opinions of others dictate your actions any longer. You are the one daring to be great – let them think what they may about this pursuit.
It is taught that each of us is made in the image and likeness of the Creator. What then, are the qualities we strive to obtain? God is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving. In full recognition of the fallibility of humans, we will never reach this status. Yet it should not be an offense to God to say, “I want to be like You. I will never get there, but with Your help, I want to be more independent, truthful, and good. I want to create technologies, products, and systems that seek to mimic Your perfect Nature. In awe of Your Magnificence, I am both humbled and grateful; every action I take is to give glory to You. Let me be a vessel to further exhibit Your Greatness.
Seek alignment with your Nature and the Divine.
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