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the land of no expectations

What a relaxing place to be. Its calm here. Peaceful. Time flows. Moments flow. Life flows.

I have always had expectations for myself. Not unhealthy ones. Good ones. Dreams of extraordinary adventure and goals I’m still not sure that I fully realize my potential to accomplish. I live for this endless hunt for progress, not in a dreary “I’m never gonna get there” kind of way, but in the “I can only begin to imagine what’s to come” kind of way. So expectations, for myself, I think are awesome. I’d be a crazy lost soul without them.

But expectations for others, now that’s a dangerous game. That’s a game I don’t want to play. That’s a game I just seem to slip into without really noticing, and then I become entrenched in it. Its a vicious downward spiral of a mind game. Nobody wins. But I’m learning to catch myself, I’m learning to lessen the inevitable explosion, I’m learning to let time give me the space to see how I can change the path by changing my thinking.

So here I am… a yet again, recovering expectation imposer. Its a fresh state of mind. One not bogged down by things I can’t change. And excited about the things I have been able to change within myself.

Time does not guarantee progress, but nonetheless progress requires Time.


About mudly

Mud is main blog writer extraordinaire, picture guru, and the garden and adventure instigator. She loves to cook, but doesn’t much like following a recipe. She also loves typewriters, the color turquoise, and wearing tie dye with stripes. And she dorks out on while dreaming up and planning her next garden.

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This entry was posted on February 11, 2010 by in Everything All in One Place.

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