Sometimes we’re only holding a piece of the puzzle and it’s not the whole picture.
There are things we have control over. Try to control other things and it’s over. We can only do so much and then we have to hope and trust.
Limitations are inevitable. They’re ubiquitous. Striving for a reality free of limitations is a fallacy. To make progress not every limitation is worth pushing against. Making headway sometimes means negotiating, and even cooperating with them. Everyday I wrestle with, “what is possible?”
Perspective takes work. Perspective isn’t something that just happens to us. It’s more like trying to view something under or through a microscope or telescope.
Early in the movie, Saving Private Ryan, is a moment when soldiers attempt to beach at Normandy. Many soldiers take a bullet and don’t make it to shore. Dead in the water. The living soldiers are taking heavy fire. Then there’s the moment, a soldier asks John H, Miller (played by Tom Hanks), “What should we …