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Behind every person’s success story, you will find that they had to give something up; they had to make SACRIFICES.
Sometimes we may be conditioned to believe that following a certain path will guarantee results. If we just go through the motions, disregarding the need for a plan and action, then we fall into the same cycle as the deer in Nara Park.
And today, I challenge you to be the explorer. Be vulnerable in the uncomfortable. Be creative in your travel. Be intentional in the act of discovery.
I read that it would take approximately 6 hours to get to the Sahara Desert from Casablanca. I was way off.
…I look back on this experience and realize that it's often when we feel the most helpless that we have the most opportunity for growth.
While in Vietnam, my friends and I took a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi to visit Ha Long Bay. On our way back to Ho Chi Minh City, we experienced a hiccup that almost ruined the entire trip.
Whether it was tutoring students at a local school, cleaning the streets of Southside Chicago, or spending time with children at an orphanage in Oaxaca, Mexico and George Town, Malaysia, I’ve always walked away realizing that although I gave of myself, I too learned a lesson or met someone who made an impact on my life.
Travel was not so much a question of "when do we have time for this?", but rather "this is a part of who we are".
Similarly, wherever it is that you may travel, even if it is right within your own community, there are endless skills that you can learn from those who are around you and the challenging situations you may find yourself in. It is often in the most difficult of circumstances that we are able to learn the most!
My encounter with Theodora represents the breadth of opportunity in taking the unconventional route - better known as the road less traveled.
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