Facing the Future

Hello All, This was an absolute Reblog… Mitch Teemley. I certainly hope you enjoy this as much as I. Thank you for such a great piece, Mitch!

Mitch Teemley

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A new year looms, and we ponder the road ahead, a road that existed long before we arrived and will continue long after we are gone. Yet each of us has a role to play in this epic journey. Here are a few of my favorite quotes about facing the future:

“The Road goes ever on and on

Down from the door where it began.

Now far ahead the Road has gone,

And I must follow, if I can,

Pursuing it with eager feet,

Until it joins some larger way

Where many paths and errands meet.

And whither then? I cannot say.”

~J.R.R. Tolkien

No matter how closely we to stick to our plans, we’ll come to unexpected forks, and choices will have to be made:

“I shall be telling this with a sigh

Somewhere ages and ages hence:

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I–

I took the…

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