Mistakes are likely. Inevitable. You are only minutes away from your next mistake. Should you move faster or slow down? If mistakes are good (we learn from them), won’t going faster – making many more (telemarketers mantra) mistakes be our better choice?
Or is that the mistake? Does this scenario trick our thoughts? Nothing happens overnight. Everything happens overnight. Both true? Neither? Pick one. Pick another? Second guessing, mind-numbing worry – no substitute for thinking, or for not thinking.
Unless you don’t try anything. That’s a mistake. Number two happens, always. Making mistakes doesn’t require consciousness. Being aware of them surely does.
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk with Gusta: 12C/54F, light rain (not to be confused with heavy rain yesterday afternoon and steady rain all night) just let up; Gusta was in sniffing-nirvana as the wet stink of everything drew her attention – but we moved it along but it seems her nose animates her and she gets energy from unknown places. Long walk, a good warmup for my gym-trip …