The In-Between Places

Life is full of in-between places. Between endings and beginnings. Between first day and last day. Between starting and finishing. Between falling asleep and waking. Between taking off and landing. Can you influence when and where you land? That depends on your worldview.

LeapOfFaith-2Taking the leap, rocketing out of the starting blocks puts you in motion. Trying to land too quickly, or stopping at the first milestone may prevent you from reaching your full potential. Trying too hard to control where you land, or where you go, may shut out the best options. But everything in our nature works against staying suspended in time and place. It’s not grounded. It’s not knowing. It’s free falling. It’s both exhiliarating and heart-stopping. It’s equally energizing and strength-sapping.

The trick is to stay suspended just long enough …

“Do you have the patience to wait
till your mud settles and the water is clear?
Can you remain unmoving
till the right action arises by itself?”     Lao-Tzu, Tao-te-Ching

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About lynnmorstead

Writing about the small things that shape our lives
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2 Responses to The In-Between Places

  1. Rhonda says:

    Donald says “Don’t get too busy and overplan your life to enjoy it”. So true. We are enjoying the suspension of time in between our two major trips this year, and even though I have two smaller and important ones in between for nieces’ weddings, I am enjoying the free days as well. See you soon for lunch.

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