Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Inspiration


"As one human to another, I don’t want to tell you to just suck it up, work hard and be a part of the company. I want you to find what you are looking for."

"What does it mean to be clean and comfortable if you are dead in the spirit?"

"It takes a lot of courage or maybe you could call it cowardice, sometimes they look like the same thing, depending on whether you’re walking toward something or away from something, so I think the essential thing is just to be walking, and it takes courage to get up and walk."

"But sometimes you just have to walk out. You just have to say I don’t know what it is but this is not for me."

"And maybe you spend a lifetime leaving this and leaving this looking for the one place where you feel at home. And maybe after a lifetime of leaving you say, well, you were a little irresponsible gutter punk is what you were. And yet I had wisdom! I had the wisdom of the stars! I had the wisdom of the poets and of Jesus and Mohammed, who never would have sat in a cubicle selling time shares in Waikiki, who would have gathered in the lobby and said enough is enough, my spirit says to go now so I’m going."

"You don’t have to do this. So keep being discontent and keep trying to figure it out. Take your own discomfort seriously. Don’t just stuff it down. You’re uncomfortable there because you really don’t belong. You are going to have to get out of there eventually."


From this article

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