Commit

There's a beautiful thing happens when we commit:

"Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred."      

W.H.Murray

Notice the order? Commit then providence. Usually we want to see evidence that we'll succeed before we commit. But the universe doesn't seem to reward that. Despite what Chris de Burgh says, you pay the ferryman, then he takes you across.

PS...W.H. Murray was a Scottish mountaineer who climbed Everest. I think this quote takes on even more meaning when you know that. The quote is often wrongly attributed to Goethe. Murray said mountaineering gave him a new respect for Goethe's sayings - but this 'aint one of 'em! 

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