An Unaccomplished Life: An Epistle

I wanted to talk to you about forgone opportunities, about those chances so many of us tend to walk by, planning to accomplish them, finally fearful, resentful, lazy, and frustrated, blaming something or someone for the devastation of misfortune. We sit and we dream our glorious futures — well into middle age — so caught up in desire that we drown ourselves with ambition, passing time better spent putting in the work.

Now of course this is personal, probably personal for all of us (even the most successful among us) no matter how much our public egos may force us to…