Inevitably we encounter obstacles, resistance, difficulties, fear, uncertainty and doubt.
Some detours allowed.
Writing, E.L. Doctorow famously said: “it’s like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”
We meet characters we cannot imagine, see things unfold when we remark “you can’t make this stuff up”, and we’ll have our headlights on – we’ll burn some rubber on this journey’s pavement, and sometimes we’ll park awhile on the roadside …
We know where we’ve been.
We think we know where we are going.
We are likely all ending up in the same ‘place’.
Can we define our future – like we are writing this life of ours as a screenplay – then act it out, perform according to our design?
I believe we can. Like some stage play. Two or three acts, two or three scenes per act .. nuthin’ to it, right?
The big variable, ‘how are we going to get there?’