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Done thinking. Time to act: NOW!

by WhiteWolf on February 11, 2010   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I keep intending to move forward and failing. Why? Because I keep thinking about all the possibilities of success, and then they take a life a of their own until I have too many options, all of them good or even great, but none come to fruition. So I decided to stop and act.


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