Category Archives: choice

I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a … Continue reading

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Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. ~Elias Canetti

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Beginning today, I will create a new future by creating a new me. No longer will I dwell in a pit of despair, moaning over squandered time and lost opportunity. I can do nothing about the past. My future is … Continue reading

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If you limit your choice only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. ~Robert Fritz

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Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these … Continue reading

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At the place of the five rivers, choose one and immerse yourself fully in it.~Sufis

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Everything good I’ve ever gotten in life, I only got because I gave something else up.~Elizabeth Gilbert

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