Watch your way then, as a cautious traveler; and don't be gazing at that mountain or river in the distance, and saying, "How shall I ever get over them?" but keep to the present little inch that is before you, and accomplish that in the little moment that belongs to it. The mountain and the river can only be passed in the same way; and, when you come to them, you will come to the light and strength that belong to them.
-- M. A. Kelty
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
The present little inch
We all know this deep down. We really, really do. For some reason that is difficult to understand, we forget. And so we need to be reminded: