Living, or Getting Ready to Live?

Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.”

I love waking up to those two choices I have. I can get ready to live, or I can live.

This getting ready to live is often a misinterpretation of the goal-setting process that we talked about earlier. It’s beautiful to have goals, it’s wonderful to have projects; but I don’t want them to be an excuse for me to try to live in the future.

Carpe diem,

– Steve Chandler

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