You are comparing your “behind the scenes” with someone else’s “promo video.”
As soon as you step in to the next level of your career or craft or talent — you will immediately experience the same sadness — because you failed to cultivate a spirit of contentment — and concentrated on how to blow up or get big.
I remember the time before I had my driver’s license. I loved riding bikes. In fact, my dad would usually purchase for me a new bike every year or so.
I was super excited, every single time.
Then my desire turned elsewhere — I was nearing the legal age of driving — and all my bikes were getting rusty from the rain in the back-yard of the pacific northwest paradise.
Here is what made matters worse. I owned my first car before I even had my driver’s license.
Every day I had to walk to school — and I had to walk right past my car sitting in the drive-way. It was torture.
I finally got my driver’s license. Epic. Until I realized that after a while, cars just take you from one point to another — quicker than a bike.
My euphoria faded as quickly as my taste in cars changed and developed.
Not much changes as you grow older in life. Unless of course — you fight for and find contentment in your current situation.
The lust for something newer, greater and bigger can consume you and even endanger you — and anxiety can set in when you want to go further faster — but the exact opposite is visibly occurring.
In tomorrow’s post, I want to point out five people who did not go viral, were not an overnight success and did not incur over 100k followers because of social media –
Yet they still continued to do that — which they were called to do — and did so faithfully —
Question: What do you think motivates insecurity in our life. You can leave a comment below.