When we talk about following our hearts, we often talk about it as something exciting but potentially dangerous. The road less travelled. Good luck, if you’re heading out on that journey (you’ll need it!), friends and family say as they wave us off, before returning to safety.
And by safety we usually mean the job and the house. The stuff. The marriage. The paycheck. All the things we can predict and thus rely on. Even though nothing is predictable like that.
Businesses fail. Houses burn down to the ground along with everything we own. Marriages end. A beloved person’s heart stops beating. We crash the car and our bodies never recover.
And we don’t get a say.Continue Reading