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When Will I “Arrive”? (Psst—You Already Have)
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When Will I “Arrive”? (Psst—You Already Have)

After I was more youthful, I'd stay awake during the night planning my future, going so far as to produce floorplans and choose paint colors in my imaginary home. I needed to reside in a bungalow and become an expert author. Greater than this, I imagined about that person I'd become. Would I finally feel smart enough? Kind enough? Confident enough? When would I finally seem like I'd showed up? I consider this concept of arrival like finishing a lengthy journey, simply to reverse around and begin a replacement. Possibly we achieve a mountain peak or find a remote shore off within the horizon. We inhale the new air, sigh it with relief, after which, without rest or perhaps a moment to have, we are saying: This is not it. You will find greater peaks, more distant shores. I am not there yet...