Chasing…

“If we chased truth as intensely as we chase illusions, we would be free quickly.” — Alan Cohen

This quote resonated with me. How true is that statement?! I know for myself, I’ve spent a lifetime chasing the girl I’m supposed to be, or the girl I thought I was supposed to be. I’m supposed to be thin, I’m supposed to be financially well-off by now, I’m supposed to be much further along in life than I am at this point…

The chasing of the dreams and the expectations can have a draining effect on our psyches. I know I’m awfully tired chasing those “supposed to bes”…

I think it’s about time that I finally learn to be satisfied with where I am, what I am and who I am — to be satisfied with the truth of me. And maybe, just maybe, that will set me free…

free bird

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What about you? Are you chasing truth or illusions?