I posted this on my Tumblr earlier (which you can check out at www.StuffJustinLikes.com), but I wanted to bring it over here to remind you:
I know youâ€™re out there. I can feel you now. I know that youâ€™re afraidâ€¦ youâ€™re afraid of us. Youâ€™re afraid of change. I donâ€™t know the future. I didnâ€™t come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how itâ€™s going to begin. Iâ€™m going to hang up this phone, and then Iâ€™m going to show these people what you donâ€™t want them to see. Iâ€™m going to show them a world without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you. â€”The Matrix
Remind you that you have a purpose. There’s a plan for you. A reminder that you live in a world where your only fetter is your own imagination.
That desire way down, deep inside to be the best at something? That’s good. It’s holy.
I also posted this as a reminder that when you make a commitment to live out that purpose, you’ll encounter struggle, strife and flat-out evil. Nothing makes bullies feel better more quickly than chopping your legs right out from under you. They don’t hate you, they hate what your life means to them: Change.
Do whatever it takes to live out your purpose:
Just do it. I need you to. I need to be surrounded by people who live intentionallyâ€”who don’t succumb to the doubts, fears, indecisions, bullies and cowards of the world. I need people who believe we live in a world where anythingâ€”anythingâ€”is possible.