My life has become extremely rich and full because of the awkward, frightened steps I took decades ago. An entire new path of life opened itself up before me. Not that it has been easy, but it certainly has been interesting. I have to ask myself, how would the other path have been for me?
I know it would not have been easier, and perhaps would have even been harder. You must answer this same question for yourself.
What kind of a path am I on?
Is it a path of isolation or a path of freedom?
How can I release myself from isolation?
Am I willing to step out?
How many other people out there have the same or similar story as I do?
The only way you can find out is to step out and see what happens. I know that for me, what I have now is certainly preferable to my life before I extended myself and took the risk of exposing my internal self. There will always be people who do not understand, but if I let that stop me, I let them control me and I will never be comfortable in this lifeline.
I want to experience who and what I am. I want to connect with other like-minded people. I want to learn and grow in a supportive environment. I have worked hard to create this kind of life for myself. Even with its ups and downs, I know that I am being true to myself in every sense of the word. I am doing my part to enrich myself, others, and thus the collective unconscious. No one said that this was going to be an easy lifeline.
I’m okay with that. I can do it alone, but it is so much more fulfilling with company along the way. I hope that you will reach out and find your company, and expand what you are already doing.
How many people are waiting for you to begin?