Enjoying the Struggle Not the Destination – Daily Quote

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The internet hums with suggestions to be more productive, run faster, finish the never-ending to-do list. Don’t slacken your pace. Continue to advance to the next great item guaranteed to make our day. We spend our time working hard and achieving our goals. The message is attaining our objectives will bring us gratification. We buy into the mindset, the lifestyle. One by one we reach the target and discover it leaves us without the fulfillment they promised.

If we are honest, we realize real pleasure, fun and enjoyment lie in the journey, the places we see, the individuals we met the lives we touch. The struggle is thrilling. Helping each other brings us an unparalleled joy.  These truths etch themselves on our souls and represent the stories we need to tell. These paths filled with hardship and hope are the journeys our readers want to follow.

How do you celebrate the journey?

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Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

6 thoughts on “Enjoying the Struggle Not the Destination – Daily Quote

  1. One of the things that I found out as a senior and Grandma, is that I have been neglecting living in the NOW. I am so busy trying to make amends for the past where I am newly awakened to the guilt, and then trying to prepare for the future with today’s responsibilities. I wasn’t stopping to savor the NOW moments. I am trying to do that more and more – but it’s not one of my life skills that I built up. I have to really take the time – to savor this moment, as long as it takes to really drink it in and then thank God for it.

    Or, just cry and move on from it, chuckle.

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    • Wow. You are a brave soul to take on past transgressions. I applaud you. But I would also suggest you consider embracing forgiveness. When we know better we do better. We can’t change the past but we can alter the future, and changing the future starts in the Now.

      It sounds like you have a wonderful journey ahead of you, my friend. 💕❤💕

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      • I am a recovering codependent. So, sometimes things I thought were right to do, I now realize were not. Amends are owed, and I feel better once they’ve been offered. That’s when forgiveness is complete enough. I have found out that many times the injuries were less than I feared, and some not even remembered. But some were even more significant than I realized. Amends began the healing for the other person, too.

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