I want to share this with love and compassion. Life is uncertainty. It is as much a fact of life as your beating heart. People who are seeking to be completely comfortable in their lives will forever live with disappointment and emotional impoverishment. The sport star can blow out a knee ending his career; the rock star can get throat cancer; the business executive can get downsized. Investments can fail and relationships can sour with one weeping phone call. Uncertainty is a fact of life. How do we go on and face another day? It is our attitude toward how we adapt to the ever-changing fluid situations life gives us.
This past week, I spent time in beautiful homes full of comforts and ate in elegant restaurants. Yesterday, I was in an adobe house eating calabasa out of a tin plate. People accept where they are in life with the understanding that life will always be uncertain. Only the miserable know the future because they create their next phase of misery. It takes no special skills to be ordinary and average. Those who live with passion, love, and who are eager to see just how great life can be will face disappointments and uncertainty as well but step beyond them to reach the next level that they believe they deserve.
The powerful attitude that uncertainty can fuel us, motivate us and not be a dreaded head goblin is what separates those who shine in the world from those that are hiding under their beds in fear. There are no guarantees in life no matter who you are or where you are in life, so stop waiting for some ironclad contract before you become a hero in this world.
Your best chance to be your best self is right now. Live large my friends, live deliberately.
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