There comes a time in our lives when we realize that we have to make choices. Many, many different choices, including whether we either move on and up or sit, stagnate and be miserable. Recently, I figured out that I was at the Make a Choice point. I need to examine my life and make choices about my future. There has been a lot that has happened, at lot of it out my control, that has impacted my vision of my future. What I kept forgetting is that our visions of the future don't mean anything. They are just that – visions, stray clouds floating around our environment. Until we build a solid base of dreams & hard work under those visions, we have nothing. We build our way to the clouds with the passion of our dreams, the desire to achieve them and the hard work we are willing to expend to get to them. And when that vision has to change, it means that somewhere a rung was missing from the ladder or a brick from the wall. Maybe not one that we forgot, but sometimes one that we gets removed.
So I have a vision of my future that appears to no longer be viable. The people and places that I had imagined are not likely to be in the new future that I now have to envision and build. What now? Thus, I am at my choices. Do I stay here where I am emotionally? Letting these feelings rule what my future shall be. Or do I find a way to navigate through these emotions so that I can begin to move forward and start to build something underneath a new vision of my future. I know that some people would say that it is an easy decision. It seems so obvious. Move on. Don't let yourself be mired in misery. But as all of us who have been through this particular set of choices knows, it's not that easy. I just have to figure out how to do it anyway.
The question now becomes, how do you go about changing your vision of your future? Suggestions?