One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore – Andre Gide
What does losing sight of the shore represent for you? We all have dreams and desires for a big future but often times the uncertainty feels more fearful than the safety of the known.
We know what our life experience has been so far. We know what we love and what we hate and the awful truth is that our deepest hopes are not what drive us – our fears keep us connected to the shore waving good bye to what could be.
So, what do you need in order to “discover new lands” or live up to your truest potential?
If you are wondering how it’s connected to your potential message me for a free clarity session and I’ll lead you in discovering it for yourself.
TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH. A leap of faith requires trust in something that has no proof. It’s a choice we all have to make and have already made at some point in our lives.
Think about your life. The choices you have made, the places you have traveled or lived, the relationships you’ve experienced, the schooling and careers you have had. It didn’t just happen that way, you made decisions that got you there.
Leaps of faith aren’t always huge life changing decisions like moving, getting a divorce, or starting a new career. They can also be joining a new group, trying a workout class, or investing in yourself.
I remember when I first decided to invest in my future and I hired a life coach – it felt like a big choice and I wasn’t sure if it was right for me. At the time I had no idea what I wanted and I feared that I was wasting money on something unnecessary. I decided to take a leap of faith and discover the unknown. Since then I have taken leap after to leap and it has led me to a life I have always dreamed of living with of course a career that gives me both purpose and pleasure.
I share this because nothing that I have right now would have been possible without taking leaps of faith. Our choices shape our lives and when you realize that the only person in charge is YOU, you can take steps to get clear on what you want, overcome your fears and actually create the opportunities that led to a leap!
Here is my dream for you “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears” Nelson Mandela
If you are confused about what you want or desire to make a big change allow these questions to guide you. Ask yourself:
Do my choices reflect my fears or my dreams?
What’s the worst that can happen if I “lose sight of the shore”?
What can I gain if I “I lose sight of the shore”?