Not Knowing How Is What Requires Faith Posted on January 17, 2022January 16, 2022 by Terry Minion “All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.” — Earl Nightingale “When we are sure that we are on the right road there is not need to plan our journey too far ahead; no need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.” — Orison Swett Marden [Classic post from 4-5-11] Mike Dooley, a favorite author who just published a great book called, Manifesting Change, calls it the “curs-ed how's” when we get involved in how to do things. We start analyzing and trying to figure things out and much of the time, we don't know how a thing will be done and so not knowing how causes so many to stop until they do. But the thing they miss is that the how's are not very important in the scheme of things. It is more the desire, the vision, and the inspiration to move toward them that really makes all the difference. It is amazing how we can learn as we go and the how's become clearer as we move forward. In fact, I would even go so far as to say that if we know how to do a thing, it isn't much worth doing. It certainly wouldn't be inspiring, and probably not much fun or very interesting either. Maybe it's the “f” word, faith. Surely it could never be faith if we knew how, so it can only be faith when we don't know how. Another interesting thing about the how's, is that as we pursue a vision, act on our inspired thoughts, we will find ways to get things done that would have never occurred to us. We may even exceed the vision that we could see at the beginning. I've certainly heard that from so many ultra-successful people, where they say they've achieved things beyond their wildest expectations and such. So, next time you find yourself having a strong desire to do something, or a vision of the way you would like to see things, I suggest you avoid getting very intimate with the how's and focus on the desire and the vision, act on your inspired thoughts and you may very well be amazed at the outcome. Life Is Such A Wonderful Adventure! Go For It! Spread Some Joy Today–Relax in the confidence that you are totally in control of your life. You get to choose everything. There is sheer joy in that realization.