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The Uncertainty Of It All

October 27, 2012 Leave a comment

From my personal perspective, I’ve discovered that one way of inching toward inner peace is to become more and more comfortable with uncertainty. I’m no Buddha (I’m a wanna be!), but learning to accept the fact of uncertainty often ameliorates the coupled feelings of anxiety and loss-of-control.

As an example, take a look at these five unproductive blank entries from my “gym notes” journal:

I don’t recall if something “I thought serious to ME” was dominating my mind at the time and contributing to the writer’s block, but I do remember not getting my knickers in a bunch. I remember thinking: “Oh well, I’m sure I’ll start filling the entries with inane thoughts soon. If not, then so what.

Soon enough, my unorthodox thought stream reemerged on 8/27/17:

The uncertainty of it all. It’s wonderful, no?

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