Standing back to admire the view is a choice to let go, when to hold on — ever tighter — might be the temptation. Yet, it’s difficult to stand back, happily so, when we’ve been rejected for something that’s important to us, or when something just won’t work out.
These hurdles are synonymous for self-imposed barriers that are placed there by us alone, and against only ourselves.
We create our own dungeons of the spirit because our ideas get stuck before road blocks created from dastardly inner complexity.
Before the hurdle — indeed, as it approaches — we let go of the issue. Go and grab a cup of tea. With it, and the elixir of time, we ‘magically’ regain our perspective.
The good life exists in detaching from those things controlling us.
© 2012 S. J. Wickham.