Student of Intention
Student of Intention
One way to do something you've always wanted to do

One way to do something you've always wanted to do

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Today’s intention is:

To go.

Go for the job, the trip, the car, or the kiss.

Sometimes, it’s just the right time.

On May 10, 2019, I quit my job as VP of Sales.

It was a Friday.

And on Saturday, I got married.

Three days later, we flew to Bora Bora to snorkel for two weeks. Tracy and I stayed in one of those overwater bungalows.

I remember drinking French wine on the deck listening to Hall & Oats while she slept. The moonlight sparkled on the waves as they crashed against the wooden stilts holding us up.

Some nights I thought about how lucky I was watching that moon.

Others, I thought about how scared I was to go home.

I cashed my last paycheck before I left.

There wasn’t a business plan… no website, no brand, no real clue of what I was going to do.

I just had to try something.

Before leaving my job, I drove away every morning at 630 AM while Tracy and Bernie stayed sleeping.

I wouldn’t come home until 7 at night then go to bed knowing I’d just leave again in the morning.

I hated it so much I promised myself I’d stop doing it.

So I quit.

Almost three years later, I have a website.

I have a brand, some business plans, and know a little bit about what I am doing.

Could I have prepared better? Absolutely.

Could I have waited for a better time? Maybe.

But no amount of planning would’ve really prepared me.

All the ideas, challenges, and triumphs… it’s all stuff I never could have imagined.

Some stuff is too incredible to imagine.

You just trust things will be ok and do what you got to do.

I don’t have everything figured out. And I don’t want to.

But every morning, I kiss Tracy and squeeze Bernie.

Then we walk together while the sun wakes up.

For now, that’s enough for me.

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Student of Intention
Student of Intention
One short story delivered every Tuesday to spark, strengthen, and support Self-discovery.