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by Tanya Monteiro on 12/03/2011

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Hugh MacLeod seems to nail it for me so very often. I’m posting this today cause I don’t want to forget this and I’m hoping some of you reading it might find something in it that speaks to you too. Please, read the text below for full effect.

“There are few things sadder than seeing someone give up. And by the same token, seeing someone walk through life waiting to wake up. These people want something out of life, but they can’t put their finger on it, and so they wait. They wait for something to simply fall out of the sky and many times (if not always) their wait is in vain.

I don’t want to get into a discussion about fate or whatever that would imply for a person in this situation, but sometimes one has to decide to live. Not for someone or something else–but solely for their own happiness and contentment.
It can be hard, sometimes, to get out of this mindset, that things will just happen or work themselves out on their own. We have infinite potential to change our impact on the world and with the people around us.
All one has to do is act.”

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