A certain person whose identity will remain concealed in the mists of anonymity complained to me repeatedly that he had no time to read. When I noticed he had no difficulty finding time to watch television, sometimes for hours on end, I mentioned this as gently as possible. To his credit, he took my point. His television is cold and dark more often now, and he reads on a regular basis.
Too often we tell ourselves what we can’t do. We make obstacles and excuses for a number of reasons — habit and fear among them. But there are enough voices ready to kill our dreams. Let’s not add our own to them. Let’s not kid ourselves and miss the rich, rewarding things waiting to be discovered. We live but once for a moment. Why not grab the treasures in life — those golden moments money can’t buy.
How about you? What do you tell yourself you can’t do? What obstacles do you put in your own way? How can you break free?