The idea of “Resistance” came from a book I read while on Christmas vacation a year ago, “The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield. As I was reading it, I knew my life was about to change. Some things resonate so truthfully that if you ignore them you must take full responsibility for your cowardice, accept your impending failure, and say to yourself, “You just ain’t got it kid”. Once the enemy had a name – Resistance, I had to admit that for my entire life up to that point I had always given in to it.
So what is Resistance? It takes so many forms that almost everything is resistance. It’s anything that stops us from doing what we know we should be doing with our lives, things that elevate us, the pursuit of our calling and purpose. It’s the artist that doesn’t paint, the writer that doesn’t write, … Read More »
“Give Destiny a Destination” – Tomi Ungerer
“A life out of harmony with your destiny will only hurt you if you keep living it.” – Alan Cohen
“Deep in my heart I know my destiny is what I make it. I cannot be ruled by planets, bacteria, or economics. And neither can any of us be injured by anything outside of our own mind – unless we agree it is so.” – Alan Cohen
“Each person is born with a unique individuality, and each person has a destiny of his or her own. Imitation is crime, it is criminal. If you try to become someone else, you may look like him, you may walk like him, you may talk like him, but you will miss. You will miss all that life was ready to deliver to you. Each individual happens only once. It is not in the nature of things to repeat. Existence is so creative that it never repeats anything. You cannot find another human being in the present, in the past, or in the future who is going to resemble you exactly. It has never happened, and never will. The human being is not like a car coming off of an assembly line. Your only task is to be the best you that … Read More »