What I've learned is that if your goals are big enough, not meeting them doesn't mean you failed -- blasphemy in traditional education, I know! -- because the work that you put into meeting those big goals will move you further along, and that's the point, isn't it?
There is nothing wrong with having desires. Many of life's lessons are learned when we listen to our desires. We won't expand or grow if we aren't called to do something bigger. And we hear that call through our desires.
Congress threatens the "fiscal cliff." Violence, bloodshed, hatred and disregard for the planet threatens the future of humanity. We have some big, big problems we're not handling so well. Today, though, I'm going to relax.