Sunday, June 20, 2004

Sunday Thought: Taking Chances

It's ok. Yes, it is ok to take
risks in life. In fact, if you
don't, you are destined for a
life filled with dread, worry,
and stagnation.

I needed that--that is to remind
myself that I need to take some
chances in life. Sometimes we
freeze up and simply allow inertia
to over-run us. It happens to

Here is a wonderful little
reminder to all of us:

“Come to the edge.”
“We can't. We're afraid.”
“Come to the edge.”
“We can't. We will fall!”
“Come to the edge.”
And they came.
And he pushed them.
And they flew.

--Guillaume Apollinaire, 1880-1918
French Poet, Philosopher

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