“Remember our rule of thumb: The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it.”

— The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

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I thought of you when I read this quote from “Aleph” by Paulo Coelho, Margaret Jull Costa – “I skim an article about Chinese bamboo. Apparently, once the seed has been sown, you see nothing for about five years, apart from a tiny shoot. All the growth takes place underground, where a complex root system reaching upward and outward is being established. Then, at the end of the fifth year, the bamboo suddenly shoots up to a height of twenty-five meters.” Start reading this book for free: https://a.co/e1Rt3xo

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“Heaven and Earth are meeting in a storm that, when it’s over, will leave the air purer and the fields fertile, but before that happens, houses will be destroyed, centuries-old trees will topple, paradises will be flooded.”

— Aleph by Paulo Coelho

“In theory, every loss is for our own good; in practice, though, that is when we question the existence of God and ask ourselves: What did I do to deserve this?”

— Aleph by Paulo Coelho

“When a sense of dissatisfaction persists, that means it was placed there by God for one reason only: you need to change everything and move forward.”

— Aleph by Paulo Coelho

“Life is the train, not the station. And what you’re doing now isn’t traveling, it’s just changing countries, which is completely different.””

— Aleph by Paulo Coelho