Thursday, October 06, 2011

If only ...

“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

I wish my best friend would take these words of the late, great Steve Jobs to heart. For my best friend is a very good man and he deserves to be happy. Or at least content. He makes so many accommodations in the moment, to keep the peace, to do what is expected, and then he he seems surprised by how his life has become.

If only he could either take control of his life, or be at peace with the fact that he has relinquished that control ...

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