I’ve been obsessed lately with the power of time. How do we choose to spend it? What do we do because of need and what do we do with our free time? What if the lines between needing and wanting were blurred and we could actually enjoy ourselves while we do the things required of us?
It is so heartbreaking and scary to me to see all the thousands of people, brain-dead at work, minds numbed to the rest of their days. It’s a complete waste of life. Life is happy and active and ever-changing, and remaining stagnantly in place, year after year, is the most wretched way to live. Things will not always go as planned, but that’s ok. We get new ideas out of nowhere, and we change our minds all the time. It’s ok! Change is natural and good for us.
I am about to move 1500 miles to go to a college where I know one person. I have never switched schools before in my life. I have never moved or lived without my parents. I have no experience with this kind of thing. And every day, as the moving date marches closer and closer, I get a little more scared. But I know that fear is the reason I have to stride confidently towards the dread and never back down. Continue reading “Today is the Day”