Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to change the world.

Go Far, Take Chances and Live Passionately

Many years ago, during the training exercises I attended  as a military policeman, I was instructed to "go fast and take chances."   I remembered that idiom, and as time went by, it morphed into a phrase I used numerously while working as a substance abuse counselor.  The meaning follows:  

Go far:    Do not stop living.  Find and explore all the aspects of life that time has to offer you.  Experiment, explore,  and run like there is no tomorrow.

Take chances:    Do not be afraid of change.  Relish the variety that you can have in life simply by doing.  Do not sit on the porch and watch the big dogs run by.  Join them and feel the wind in your face.

Live passionately:    Enjoy and savor the miracles of life.  Create and utilize the sights, sounds and smells that is part of the majesty and wonder of nature.  Encompass and cling to the free gifts of life, such as family, friends, and the connection you have to all. 

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