Sometimes you don’t get to where you want to go or be. Even with the best maps and laid out plans, the journey there is interrupted by something or another. And that happens to the best of us.
There is no shame in this. You have not failed. At the very least you tried, and that in itself is a success. Many people simply don’t try.
The thing is, the journey doesn’t have to end there. You can always change path or direction. Make a new plan, map out a new route, start a new journey. Do anything you want to really. You don’t have to stick to the original plan.
I had a long chat today with a friend about an earlier idea that we had that stuttered and stumbled. The idea is not dead by any means, we just didn’t get to where we wanted to be. Things got in the way.
However, the exciting part is that during our chat today we found a new direction for the journey. One that has fear and excitement rolled into one.
Over the next few weeks, we will be laying down the new plan and map and will start the journey again. There are no guarantees that we will get to where we want to be, but we won’t know until we get going.
Whatever dreams or ideas you have, start.
You can always change direction and go down a new route if things don’t work out. Setting off on a new path is better than not having started on any path in the first place.