There comes a time when a person must rethink the path they are on and how to turn the page. It isn’t about feelings or regret but reality. Humans take life for granted without even blinking an eye. They go about their business, feeding their souls with false hope and fake identities never considering the truth about any outcome. It is without understanding living in the moment they are consumed with making things better, the wasted time they have been given only to see that all is in its place and can’t be controlled.
A person will change the direction to self satisfy but then the road will block that ambition and then the change becomes valuable. What people do not realize is these paths we take to tell us a story and if we listen carefully, we could learn a thing or two. Mentors, people who inspire talk about positivity like it was easy to consume or make a reality but then when the mission fails, they question every possible scenario never totally understanding why their motivation took a different path.
We give ourselves these foundations in order to provide some sort of reason to live but the reality is we hide behind the truths of this world. We pretend to be something we are not, we spin in circles and can’t seem to simplify thoughts and feelings and won’t open the door to a new way of living.
Alan W. Watts once said:
“The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.”
If only more people would think like him, this world would be such a better place. Years ago, I bought a book written by Alan Watts and it was so profound, I should pick it up again.
He really brings reality to a whole new level and I was intrigued by these words. You could say in that time and moment, I used to write better words then because all my words came from within. I recently also realized that I have been so consumed with other things in my own personal life that I have forgotten my growth, my path to a better me. In truth, it wasn’t forgotten, it was cast aside because life got in the way something we could all learn from.
At the end of this day, I will have at least know that I have done my job, I have written something of value and the path will take me wherever it is meant to be. Stop questioning the whys and the outcome and just remember that you have no control over life and that reality is the true meaning. Open your mind, free yourself of chaos and people who don’t understand your truth.