"Look, if you had one shot or one opportunity,
to seize everything you ever wanted,
would you capture it,
or just let it slip?"
Eminem: Lose Yourself
There is a tide in the affairs of men
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted all the voyages of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
On such a full sea are we now afloat,
And we must take the current when it serves,
Or lose our ventures.
Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, Act 4 scene 3,
I get a feeling that for many people a time of decision is coming. There's got to be a point where talk becomes action. Where dreams start to be fulfilled by people who are willing to walk into them a step at a time. The thoughts and feelings that have been bouncing around at the back of our minds are moving to the fore. We need to find ways to physically articulate our dreams and desires.
There is a current flowing at the moment, a current of change and opportunity. There is a current flowing that is full of fresh dreams and adventure. There is a current that is flowing towards new communities, new locations, new expressions and new ways of being.
We must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.