I don't get up in the morning and ask myself, "Can I?"
For whatever reason, I believe that I can do most anything I set my mind to doing.
I really believe that about myself.
I probably shouldn't say that. Sounds a bit pretentious, right?
Don't worry, the rest of my story will knock me down a peg or two....or three or four!
you'd think that thinking, "I can" would be a good thing.
The problem is, if you believe that you can...and then you don't....you know, deep down inside, that the only person to blame for failure is...
Not your parents. Or your schedule. Or the weather. Or your bank account.
you guessed it. Knowing what I can do, and seeing what I don't do, leaves me with only one person to blame.
That's where this photo comes in.
When I look at this photo, I see the realization of something I've known I could do for a very long time. Something I'd wanted to do many times.
In spite of years of wanting to, I'd never taken the two mile walk to this spot to take this photo.
When I look at this photo, I know that something deep inside of me is changing. At some point during the month of August I learned that the question which challenges me is not "Can I?"
The question that challenges me is, "Will I?"
Can I walk for miles? Climb a big rock? Clear my desk? Cook healthy food? Eat well? Launch a business. Sure I can.
you guessed it. The question is not "Can I?"
The question is "Will I?"
to my great surprise, the month of August taught me that, in fact,
And, yes. I will.
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