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  • Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect.
    There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect
    conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take,
    you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled,
    more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

    Mark Victor Hansen

    A door opens ahead of me – a new experience.

    I find myself a confusion of feelings, a mingling of excitement, caution, anticipation and fear.

    How shall I prepare myself for this forward step?

    What will happen? What will I learn? How might I change? What if I fail? How do I know it is right to proceed?

    The temptation is to weigh myself down with everything that I was yesterday, to protect myself with the armor of past thoughts and feelings.

    But what lies ahead is more than yesterday or even today could ever be, and if I am loaded down with who I was, how will I be able to be who I am now?

    (Photograph by Alex in the 3-D virtual world of Second Life)
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