In my first job out of college, I worked with a fifty-something bachelorette named Alice Shoenholtz who often made me think and just as often, made me laugh. Once I asked Alice if she thought she’d ever get married. She said, “Sure, honey, if I find me a cardiac with a Cadillac”.
The gap between knowing what you want and going after it is where fear thrives. You don't need enough courage for the entire journey. You only need courage for the next step.
Shakespeare’s “Neither a borrower nor a lender be” and the Bible’s “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is slave of the lender” have been entirely ignored by me.
Since I began delivering newspapers at age 10, I’ve spent time every morning consuming the day’s news. Then, a few years ago I started to notice that I was becoming addicted to news and coincidentally becoming more alarmed about our country and our world. Each year since then I have read less news from fewer sources.