TUESDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2004
To lose your identity-for-the-sake-of-functioning, or to accept it and to be that person for the sake of a (good) cause … say you have walked around in circles and criss-crossed the same areas for many years but you manage a straight path for long enough to finally come to the edge of the CITY, just before you enter the DESERT, where you no longer have to function according to conventions of time and place, and you turn around and walk back, re-entering the CITY, to live your live in pursuit and in the service of a Good Cause with the knowledge that you have about who and what you truly are, and who and what you need to be to survive and to function … until the time comes when you will enter the DESERT in a different form.
THURSDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2004
Many of us are trapped in a life that is not the best we can achieve, because to make adjustments will require more effort than to merely maintain our current, sometimes frustrating life on a daily basis.
This is why change usually follows a proverbial flash of lightning that shocks us into action – an event or incident that makes our current existence unbearable.