The journey was strange, surreal, unexpected, overwhelming, mind-opening, mind-blowing, and exhausting - and yet, wonderful. As I danced in the middle of the Amazon jungle with the Indian chieftain, my life would never be the same.
“It will only take a moment!” The thoughts that trickle through my mind as procrastination quietly convinces me that everything in the moment is a priority. I check emails, de-clutter the office, or unload the dishwasher. I justify these actions by saying, “Tomorrow, I’ll start.” But it doesn’t happen. Procrastination steals our dreams.
On September 30th, 2008, 249 pilgrims were killed in India at a temple dedicated to Chamunda - the Goddess of War and epidemics of pestilent diseases, famines, and other disasters. On this day, two hours to the stroke of midnight, I turned off my computer and ended my life as I knew it.