"You will never win if you never begin." - Helen Rowland
What does winning look like to you?
Everyone has their own idea about what it takes to win. Sometimes it's a team effort. Sometimes it's a personal effort. But none of it matters if you don't get out there and try. "What if" never makes it to the arena.
I was talking to a friend yesterday and I told her a saying that I heard quite some time ago. "I might not be able to think myself into good action. But I might be able to act myself into good thinking." Just now I was thinking about a talk by TD Jakes where he goes on and on about how the battle is not in our checkbooks and not in a saving accounts or at work or with out relationships but how the battle is in our mind.
It always make me think about how important meditation has been for me over the last few years. I feel like a lot of people want to become good at meditation so that they can have better control over their mind. Which isn't a bad thing to want. But the idea of having better control over ones mind is an idea created by the mind right? So I am not so sure what the right thing to do is. I just know that when I am meditating I like to get to a point where I feel like I am making my breath happen while at the same time feeling like the breath is happening to me. A perfect balance. That space between where nothing is being controlled and where everything just "is"