My endeavour is always demanding, however gratifying it may be. So the endless entropy of everyday life renders victories transient. There is no such thing as permanent success. There may be an ending and a turning elsewhere. But then how to decide that it is the end?
Before looking at stopping, let's look at what keeps me going with my endeavour. There is only one possibility: it must be something No outside agency could possibly get me to do to myself what the endeavour does. Haven't you ever felt like that as a parent, or partner, or student, or investigator, or entrepreneur or whatever your current personal endeavour is?.
But my inner sense of myself: support for me and for the endeavour that depends so much on me because it is mine.is surely insufficient. It must be bolstered and the one bolster that is there for me whatever happens and whatever others say or do is the spiritual essence of . Whether manifested as hope, as patience, as trust, as love or as faith, provides the essential inner
This support.need not be only mine: it may be provided in part for me by others who value my endeavour for their own reasons. I still experience it as
It is a mutual interaction: support or erode it., with all its inputs will provide me with experiences that either
We now know why my endeavour continues: it is because of my deepwith it. An engagement which is driven by many factors, especially:
We also know why an endeavour ceases to be my endeavour. My support for the endeavour withers.drops, is altered, and
Originally posted : 13-Aug-2011