It’s hard work to row your boat against the current – so is walking up the stream bed slipping and stumbling over rocks that are slick and unforgiving. But I’m determined – I’ll do it MY way, I won’t ask for help as that would mean I’m weak. I’ll get there, no matter the cost in time, energy and comfort. It’s how I was taught the world is – full of hard work, struggle, and earning your way. How noble the journey!
Sitting in mid-current takes weight, determination, and staying power. It may not be the most comfortable place, but it’s familiar and I know what to expect. I know I can do it – even though I’m being whittled away particle by particle.
I’ll make do. I’ll endure. Imagine how scary it would be to be pushed down stream by the current – I’d not know
where I was and be out of control! Yikes. I’ll wait for what comes to me and hope for the best. I’ll make do, I’ll endure.
I let go and fell but landed softly on the water. Now I’m riding the river, floating along with the current. Wow – I can breathe and relax while the water carries me, totally safe and peaceful above the current, knowing I’ll make it to the sea eventually. How relaxed and content I feel……it takes no effort at all! Why did I wait so long to go down stream?