Every once in a while we humans have moments of extreme clarity. Some people refer to them as aha moments or even divine inspiration. When these events occur many times we ignore them or put those insights to action off to another day that never comes.
“A man practices the art of adventure when he heroically faces up to life; when he has the daring to open doors to new experiences and to step boldly forth to explore strange horizons, When he is unafraid of new ideas, new theories and new philosophies. When he has the curiosity to experiment – to test and try new ways of living and thinking. When he has the flexibility to adjust and adapt himself to the changing patterns of life. When he refuses to seek safe places and easy tasks and has, instead, the courage to wrestle with the toughest problems. When he has the moral stamina to be steadfast in the support of those men in whom he has faith and those causes in which he believes. When he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints. When he has the nerve to move out of life’s shallows and venture forth into the deep. When he keeps his heart young, his expectations high and never allows his dreams to die. When he concludes that a rut is only another name for the grave and that the only way to stay out of the ruts is by living adventurously and staying vitally alive every day of his life.”
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Exploring the Adventurous life is not just about adventures like climbing the highest mountain on earth or sailing around the world, it is about as Wilferd A. Peterson put it, opening doors to new experiences, exploring strange horizons, breaking the chain of routine and opening your mind to new ways of thinking and living.
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