Get your Make America Create Again T-shirt here.

The Reserve Clause

personal development Jul 08, 2019

"We carry our fate with us - and it carries us." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 3.4

Some people have a really hard time with the idea of fate. What's so upsetting about the idea that everything is happening as it was intended?

I think many don't like the idea that Providence* is in charge because that means that they are not.

Why not embrace fate instead? That your life and that of others is unfolding as it should and is meant doesn't mean you don't have a role to play. Indeed, it actually means you are even more "on the hook" for your thoughts, words, and deeds. 

Adopting a posture that your efforts and aspirations are being pursued with the reserve clause, "fate permitting," doesn't mean that you're letting life happen to you. Instead, such an approach acknowledges that life is happening through you.

Whether you believe in or accept fate, you have a role to play in your life, the lives of others, the world, and even the cosmos.

Play that role well.

Let's keep flying higher together!

Scott

*Providence is the idea that God, Nature or something else greater than yourself provides foreseeing care and guidance over earthly creatures and events.

Ready to fly higher in endeavors that make a difference?

Grab a free copy of the Creative on Purpose Handbook - receive the weekly updates and access the rest of the site's resources now!

I'm Ready!
Close

50% Complete

Stop Dreaming and Start Doing!

Spinning cycles on regret, uncertainty, and anxiety?

This 3-minute read shares three questions. Answer them to get out of your own way and get going with the difference you seek to make.

I'd love to share this and two additional resources with you. Where should I send them?