For all of us who have competed in an ultra-endurance event, there is that moment when we are more than half the way to the finish, and we realize that we have a long way to go and it is time to settle in. We start the self-motivation, reminding ourselves that we are going to be there for a while.
In 1732, Alexander Pope wrote Hope Springs Eternal in his poem an “Essay on Man”. And for centuries we have, either explicitly, or implicitly lived with the spirit in our hearts that people will keep on hoping, no matter what the odds. And with this spirit
Never has the world become so small. Our global community is connected together in ways unimagined by most. The impact of what each of us does affecting not just those near us but those very far away.
While on our journey it is hard not to pick up our heads from time to time and see and appreciate all that is around us. The beauty of the landscape and the resources that are available to us are truly worth admiring and appreciating.
It seems that the more we travel on our journey the more we realize that there are a lot of residuals that are produced along the way. It could be gym clothes on the floor after a workout, a mess in our office after a rather busy day, a sore muscle from too much running,
We all know that while on our journey we are responsible for our own decisions, our direction, our life. It is essential to be independent and committed. And yet, when we take a closer look