Consultants when prescribing
Motivations clarified and
Serious encouragement while you
Steadily illuminating viable
Brief psychic rewards for
crossing imaginary lines.
A beacon you glimpse while
forging through choppy waters.
Dedication to attainment or
improvement which may be practical, presumptuous or naive.
For dilatants and boasters,
achievements meant to impress; for dedicated ‘accomplishers’,
markers set to guide one along winding pathways.
From the insignificant such as
tidying up to the more grandiose, vanquishing an enemy or
disease: The human propensity for crystallizing will with
- Perhaps for humans
‘being’ is only meaningful when it is accomplishing.
- Perhaps you will never
worry where you are bound for with love at the helm.
- Perhaps you place too
much value on achievements, not enough on experience.
- Perhaps what you
‘should do’ must always be tempered with what you ‘can do’
lest the prospect of failure inhibit you.
- Perhaps you must chart
your own course while learning to navigate; perhaps there
will always be ‘stars’ to guide you.
- Perhaps your potential
can only be realized with activity predicated on motivation
and drive that had its inception in a meaningful, lasting
- Perhaps purpose must be
clarified, believed to be viable and ‘put on a list of
expectations’; perhaps perspective must then inform
self-determination is not necessarily self-actualization;
perhaps ‘envisioning’ is a beginning that inspires but
requires an intrepid will to become more than whimsy.
- Perhaps you must find
your own pace and learn when to rest and when to cantor;
perhaps you should temper your sprinting or risk passing by
important ‘sign posts’ and mesmerizing vistas.
- Perhaps prioritizing
tasks is an effective means of accomplishing; perhaps
however, this habit may condone procrastination; perhaps ‘to
get where you are going’ you must be attentive to your
ESSAY ON GOALS by EDWIN O'SHEA
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