70/365 – ” When’s the last time you zoomed out of your life? ”
Today, I caught up with my old roommate.
It had been almost four months since we had spoken.
After I briefly updated her on what was new in my life – she was ecstatic.
From her point of view, I had progressed by leaps and bounds. Ideas I had spoken about conceptually had transformed into reality. Hypotheses I had made were either proven or disproven. Experiences I was excited to have that were on the horizon had all gone off without a hitch.
But from my point of view, life had just gone on at its regularly scheduled pace: One slow step at a time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 30-ish days a month.
Being reminded of the chapters helps us get our heads out of the sentences and words.