Love your fate no matter what

This is a very helpful insight in the dark moments:

“Nietzsche was the one who did the job for me. At a certain moment in his life, the idea came to him of what he called ‘the love of your fate.’ Whatever your fate is, whatever the hell happens, you say, ‘This is what I need.’ It may look like a wreck, but go at it as though it were an opportunity, a challenge. If you bring love to that moment—not discouragement—you will find the strength is there.”

— Joseph Campbell

 

(Courtesy of Monica Cassani)

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Can we outwit Fate?

I just bumped into this worth-considering quote:

“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you
questions to think upon”, says Brandon Sanderson.

I am never raising or posing questions for the sake of idly playing with ideas.
Every moment and word is too precious.
Who needs futile ruminating…?

Questions are indeed vital. They are real insofar as they create a powerful impact,
a tool to create a wider and different perspective. Raising the right questions
is a challenge to change and grow. An invitation to look at things differently,
with a more inquisitive and attentive frame of mind.

So here are some worth-asking questions:

Is there such thing as Fate? If there is, can we “outwit” it?
Are we the victims or the creators of our Destiny?

Who are you really?…WHO ARE YOU?

Are you your own, or other people´s dream?
Do you still find it comfortable to go on committing to
other people´s plans for you just because you are afraid of yours…?
Are you just a random “someone” in some “important” people´s agenda?
Why have you given up so easily on your dreams?What´s this perfidious gain
to demean yourself? What´s in it for you really…?

So what works and what doesn´t? Do you want things to work? Are you disposed
to find out or you still hold the false belief that things are going to be better
some time in the future…? Why certain things bring benefit and other don´t?

Why are you lethargic and tired most of the times…? Are you prepared to look
into that and find out What gives you Real Energy?

What are you prepared to give in order to get what you want…?

WHY ARE YOU AFRAID?…Who do you fear really…?

Are you prepared to be the master of your Life…?
Do you want to be happy or are you afraid of Happiness and real Success…?

Do these questions feel relevant? If yes, let´s discuss them.

Every second, a new chance…

I wrote this fellowing post in september last year. Yesterday I felt the kind of utter vulnerability, sorrow and incertitude I talk about here. Re-reading this, I kind of felt the soothing effect of these words, realizing again I had given myself answers earlier. So I find it meaningful to re-post it.

“There are moments when you feel overwhelmed . There is “too much” of anything, and yet nothing for you. Life feels like a desert. Like a continuous mirage.

Every second feels like a challenge, every thought can either be a dead-end, or something which leads forward, to – hopefully – a new stream of energy or clarity.

There are so many things we haven´t done. But reminding ourselves of all these regrets, and staying in that sorrow doesn´t help anyone.

It is painful and at the same time – for many of us – paradoxical to realize that Every Second is Empty. A new chance.

There are two options:
Either I carry on with sorrow, killing the new moment with resentment, or I take this feeling of utter vulnerability, let go of the past and start seeing myself in a new light. NOW!!…

I either drown or take a breath. And every word  I write here is a new breath…

It is an act of courage to leave the past, our security, our hardly acquired habits and sense of security…

I don´t know anything anymore, it feels incredibly lonely to write this words now, for, at the end of the day…- who am I writing for really?…But these words give me comfort somehow, this very curiosity of exploring this vulnerable NOW, and see what this moment has in store, gives me a new sense of re-orientation, indeed, of re-connecting with Life.

And as I feel this inner reassuring, I am thinking that these words may mean something to you too.”