To laugh is to risk appearing the fool.
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To reach for another is to risk involvement.
To expose your ideas, your dreams,
before a crowd is to risk their loss.
To love is to risk not being loved in return.
To live is to risk dying.
For one human being to love another;
that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks,
the ultimate, the last test and proof,
the work for which all other work
is but preparation. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
Fear is all in the mind. If you want something bad enough, you will risk everything. To me, not caring about yourself, others and your goals, leads to agonising death of spirit.....and who wants to suffer that? Nobody.
So, whatever it is, GO FOR IT!
to become comfortable with myself and who I have become. I am PROUD of this person. This post is for Doc. Here are some of my achievements:
I traveled abroad.
I have earned two degrees.
I moved to a new state not knowing anyone or anything about the it. I thrived.
I am not...