Crisis and confusion began it all …

I lived many decades following the scripts of others.  I looked to the outside for validation that I was a “good boy or man”.  I thought I was “me”, but I came to discover that I was not … that I was an actor in some complex play.  I would still be that actor except for a life crisis … a crisis caused by bad choices that broke trusts, hurt those I loved, and broke apart a family.  Those moments were filled with fear and shame, and forced me to choose … forced me to decide if understanding myself and why I had lost my compass was important enough to undertake change.  Would I try to figure it out, or continue the free fall into confusion?  This time I chose well … I chose the scary path of self-discovery and began a journey into a much unknown land.  Crisis and confusion created opportunity.  More of the story to come …

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