In the book D’aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths, and some exaggerated lip postcard, the idea of opportunity being all around you is a prominent theme. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LOOK. hahahaha is it? Is it worth the struggles to help my friend in a business we both only know a little about? I tend to think so. It feels like a step of freedom. Of that whole animal totem of needing to step forward, be unchained and forge your own path. Maybe try to be a leader for once? opportunity seems to be knocking, and I think it is to remind me not only what my passions are, but that I’ve always enjoyed being there for others. It isn’t about how cynical and jaded I am. It’s just about being present in the world around me. Struggles, or not. I just need to be here in this moment and time. Trying. Thinking about the climb and nothing else… I guess? Maybe this is the central conflict. Can I reconcile my ambitions, with my desire to be there as a teacher for those around, and my ever present issue of separating myself an extremely unhealthy family environment? Come on Stream of Consciousness provide me with an answer.
I think I get it universe. How to solve my falcon and wolf,