Have you ever wondered, where is this place, this perfect future, perfect life, perfect everything you are looking for? That extra achievement, that goal, that accomplishment.
In life all of us, every day, wake up, and we are already working towards something, going somewhere, planning for the future and doing all of these things.
I am certain that we all have thoughts like " when i have this, i will do that" or "when i look like this, then x will happen" (e.g. when i lose weight, when my ass looks more perky, when my business has reached this milestone, when i have more money, when i won more awards, when my kids grow up, when i get divorced, when when when....) --- essentially a reflection of when all the stars line up for 'me', then i will be complete and ready to fulfil my mission.
The "finishing line" is always moving.
It's like you run so fast to get somewhere, but then it's not over. There is always more to do, more to fix, more to grow, more to learn, more to whatever. It's never over, and it's never done. The end is always just the beginning.
But the illusion of permanence, the illusion that you might get somewhere, attain something, keeps you in this constant state of urgency, chasing, running, like you are running somewhere, you got somewhere to be - whatever your goal is.
But when you get there, you feel like, "oh, is this it?"; Nah, it's not good enough, you want more, so you work harder, or you expand, do more, and continue running, continue hustling, because you are there, but not quite there yet. There is always more. The hustle and the run til death do us part.
But sweetheart, where are you honestly running to?? If the finishing line keeps on moving, where are you really going???!!!
Don't tire yourself! You might as well buckle your seatbelt and enjoy the ride, the view, the colours, the smells and all the subtleties available in the present moment.
It is like a constant strive for perfection. Of going somewhere.
Honestly, there is nowhere to go, this is IT!
So whatever you want to be, be it now. Whatever you want to do, do it now. Every day, is a new life. And tomorrow is never promised.
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