But I have discovered over the years that while I have great ability to visualize where something can go, what it can be, that same visualization serves to undermine the whole project.
I can see the vast empire. What I have a hard time seeing is the very first step towards getting there. The sheer size of the undertaking overwhelms me and I am crushed by the desire to get there already.
My friend reminded me yesterday to remember to eat the elephant. As we all know from the story, the only way to do that is one bite at a time.
So here’s to figuring out which end to start on and keeping my eyes on the next bite without forgetting there’s an entire elephant to eat.