It has been said that “Inch by inch, anything’s a cinch, yard by yard anything is hard.” What that means in today’s blog message is to just focus on the now.
This is a lesson that I keep needing to learn. When I look down the road and the long haul that I have to go before I can return to some semblance of “normalcy” the view is depressing.
Why? Let me lay it out for you.
First of all I have a year and one winter (as in this one) to go through before the Wanda Loan is paid off and I am debt free (Nov 7, 2017).
So far only one tuchus-freezing season: Winter 2016
Well, after that I will be debt free with next to no cash in hand and still living in my RV.
My next goal, as I have stated numerous times, is to buy a plot of land and start that Science Research Community (for lack of a better description) terran.foundation.
To do that, in order to even begin to look for any land remotely close to what I want, I will need at least $60,000 in my hot little hand.
At my best estimates that puts me sometime in May of 2019 . . .
Three tuchus-freezing seasons: Winters of: 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Naturally, before driving off to start said Research Community from the ground up (literally, as I will be buying raw, vacant land) I will need, you guessed it, more cash.
So that puts me a year later at somewhere in the spring of 2020 . . .
FOUR tuchus-freezing seasons: Winters of: 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
At least I will be standing on my plot of land, with a place to live (Wanda) a fistful of cash and a dream, not bad . . . even if I will be: 50, still single (let’s face it), and still without a real house . . .
Yet, to look at the bright side, I will be totally debt free, on a piece of land that is mine and paid off, with a modest pile of cash in hand in order to start my dream, and another adventure in life.
I will just focus on the now and hold true to getting Wanda paid off on time. I will then look towards the next phase of my journey: saving up the cash, after that, buying the land. After that . . . planning and working for settlement (as I save up cash).
It is all in how you look at it, and for me, I need to block out the steps down the road, as they are not guaranteed.
All I really have is this moment, so I can either use it to move myself and my plans forward or I can sit and wallow in my misery and complain about my life.
Today may or may not be a good day to die, but it is a good day to DECIDE then ACT to change your life.
I choose to stay focused on the positive direction that my life is moving in. I am in this situation because I failed to act and do what was necessary to fix it, years ago.
I made this mess, and so I and I alone am responsible for cleaning it up. I will get there, on my land, just not today; someday though.
As always: keep your head up, your attitude positive, and keep moving forward!