(extra)ordinary days

A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.

Goethe

It’s easy to look at our days, feel they are a bit humdrum, and place responsibility for this state of affairs with someone else – family commitments, unreasonable workload, etc, etc. And, yes, there are days when the ordinary is what needs to be faced.

But, if you’re experiencing a succession of such days, maybe it’s time to look in the mirror. Who is responsible, in your life, for the

  • interest?
  • fun?
  • adventure?
  • disruption?
  • challenge?
  • turbulence?
  • stretch?
  • curiosity?

If you’re feeling stuck, pick one of those topics and spend your day actively looking for it. Put some energy into it and you’ll reap the rewards. Or, be a victim, join our disgruntled and grunting teenager’s lament of ‘this is boring’ and live an ordinary life.

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