“…there are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely—or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands. You have that moment now. Choose!”
Oscar Wilde

“Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.”
Dallin H. Oaks

“When faced with two equally tough choices, most people choose the third choice: to not choose.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

These days, many people disseminate ideas or impart wisdom through sharing Internet memes. Two of these caught my attention recently as I was mulling over making changes in critical areas of my life. The first read: “Life isn’t happening to you; life is responding to you.” The second: “If it doesn’t open, it’s not your door.” Because both addressed possible causes for what I felt was procrastination on my part, I decided to take a closer look at their implications.

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