Letting Go of Giving Up

"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple"
~ Jack Kerouac1

This is the fourth time I am beginning this blog post. The other attempts were good ideas that I hope one day will result in final drafts, but each time I felt I was writing from an inauthentic place. I was thinking more about you reading me than about me sharing with you. I am still not sure where this fourth attempt will take us, but I’m approaching it from a place of consistent effort (abhyasa) and non-attachment (vairagya). In other words, I’ve decided to 1) ignore that very persuasive voice in my head that tells me to give up on blogging this week and 2) block the visions of reception that are blocking each of my attempts.

Abhyasa is difficult, but vairagya is a bitch. It’s beyond difficult for me to put effort into something without being at

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