Pursuit

I don’t have enough discipline to keep a diary.  I don’t think I’m important enough to do that.*
(Nancy)

Unhappiness can lead to new beginnings. […] Discontent can be a source of growth and inspiration.**
(Chris Guillebeau)

The thing you really want to do, to bring into the world, may not be this, but you will probably never get to what it is unless you do this.  This is your pursuit.  George MacDonald encourages us in this way:

“If people would do what they have to do, they would always find themselves ready for what came next.”^

There’s probably a ton of learning and growing to be done in this, so figuring out what you can really do in this makes it possible to move on to the thing that comes next.  Just being able to do this, to stick with something when others give up, may be the remarkable thing you are able to do and others need to see and hear:

‘Not curating, just letting things spill out and pile on one another, is in many ways an easy option; curating well is tough, patient stuff.^^

(*Nancy, quoted in Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together.)
(**From Chris Guillebeau’s The Happiness of Pursuit.)
(^George MacDonald, quoted in the Northumbria Community‘s Morning Prayer.)
(^^From Michael Bhaskar’s Curation.)

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