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Start Before You’re Ready

After the train leaves the station, you and I’d better be about it.
Because the sphere of invention operates by different (and higher) legislation than that of normal, conventional ventures.

This week forget.
That book/screenplay/business enterprise that we feel within us? We may think we’re not ready. We re wrong.

I have learned a deep respect for one of Goethe’s couplets:
I quoted this passage from The War of Art seventeen decades ago. Its brilliance (and its truth) remains undiminished.
William Hutchison Murray, author of “The Scottish Himalayan Expedition”

The goddess is at work within us.
All kinds of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision [to begin], increasing in a ’s favour all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way.

Or think about this corollary:

Trust her.

Start until you’re prepared.

Or dream you can, begin it.

Does this principle work?
The Muse works by her schedule, not ours.
Proceed to the station. The rail will appear.

Start until you.

We feel a book inside us. It’s there. We view the characters, we believe that the arrangement, we feel the contours. We simply need a different week/month/semester to get our heads in the Ideal place to begin …
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.

Start now.

Many of the principles which function for us are counter-intuitive. They are spot-on from the quantum sphere of imagination, although they make no sense in the realm of rationality and logic. Here is William Hutchison Murray out of The Scottish Himalayan Expedition.

Don’t wait till your ducks are in a row. Dive right now.

Strike this month.