An Autobiography

A collaborator recently forwarded the following to me, I’m smiling since, so much meaning.

Autobiography in Five Chapters

by Portia Nelson

I 
I walk down the street. 
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. 
I am lost... I am hopeless. 
It isn't my fault. 
It takes forever to find a way out. 

II 
I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. 
I pretend I don't see it. 
I fall in again. 
I can't believe I'm in the same place. 
But it isn't my fault. 
It still takes a long time to get out. 

III 
I walk down the same street. 
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. 
I see it is there. 
I still fall in...it's a habit My eyes are open; 
I know where I am; It is my fault. 
I get out immediately. 

IV 
I walk down the same street. 
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. 
I walk around it. 

V 
I walk down another street

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Keep on moving, one foot in front of the other! xx

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