And they traveled down…It was just as it had been. Nothing had changed. It was as if time had stopped. Time was frozen. It was memory lane.
He noticed an old friend sitting on a park bench so he strolled over to say Hi. The old friend’s face had aged dramatically. Time had not been so kind to him. The old friend immediately began to reminisce, speaking of adventures and events that took place long ago. It had been years since these stories were lived and yet the old friend spoke of them as if they were as recent as yesterday.
Mentioning every detail, capturing each memory like time was still fresh. As he listened to the old stories and witnessed the joy they brought to the old friend, he began to realize that the old friend was lost in the past. Time for him never really moved forward. As they spoke, he could see the clear picture. The people, the places, the routine had barely evolved since the days of old.
He thought to himself, how could this be? How could my old friend find himself lost in the past? Why did time forget about him? Where were the new memories?
Continue reading What Adventures Live in the Depths of Memory?
We live in a world where everything needs to happen instantly. We want to learn as fast as we can. We want our training to be quick and easy. We expect to find the answer at the click of a button.
We live in an instant world. If we have to wait in line at a store for more than a couple of minutes we get irritated or angry. We have about 180 seconds of tolerance, that’s it!
In this instant world it is hard to succeed at anything.
It is hard to achieve big goals because we are not use to waiting for anything. We want everything instantly. Even our morning coffee can be set on timer so we do not have to wait. To be able to learn how to use focused thought you first have to change your life from instantly to persistently.
Persistently is the course you need to set. When you change your expectancy from instantly to persistently you will gain an advantage that many do not have. That is the advantage of time. Time works against those who live instantly. Things have no time to develop. Opportunities are never seen because when something doesn’t happen instantly the person moves on to the next thing on their list. They may even go to the next goal and deem the current goal as a failure. Continue reading I want it instantly!