It’s scary, but what does that have to do with whether I do it or not?

I shared this thought, one of my ‘rememberings’, with one of my highly insightful, surprisingly enlightened, young patients. She said how as a young child she had journalled: ‘God doesn’t care if I’m scared or angry, he only cares about the choices I make and what I end up doing.’ Very cool.

The point is, we need to decide whether or not to do things based on how meaningful it would be for us to do them. If there is little or no meaning, or if we’re just doing it for the money, or the recognition, skip it. But if it talks to us, if it reflects our values, if it’s about who we are and what we do …

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