I came across this quote on tumblr or pinterest the other day and thought it was cool so I saved it, expecting to add it to my “cool quotes” file or something… Fast forward to today and I’m scanning through my downloads looking for something completely different when I happened upon this quote. I sat and stared at it a few moments and just knew I had to “make” something with it; because upon seeing it again it was clear, the universe was speaking to me. I printed this bad boy out and added it to this little frame.
While I put this all together I thought about a conversation I had not ten minutes prior to my re-discovery of this quote . It happened with an old acquaintance on Facebook and she’d mentioned something she had always wanted to do. I remember her telling me about it and said as much, but though I encouraged her to “give it a go”, even in baby steps, she kept making excuses. I felt rather disheartened because I know she could do this thing she wants to do and, I imagine, be wonderful at it.
I really hope she does, do what she always wanted to do. I really, really, really do. Otherwise I fear the zombies known as “what if” and should have” may eat her brains.
The WHAT-IF’s & the SHOULD HAVE’s will eat your brain” ~ John O’Callaghan