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Saturday, February 9, 2013

The Project is Bigger than Me

I feel this way, that the project has a mind of its own. I'm just the person the project is using to get itself written. When an idea decides it needs me, who am I to say no? If I listen hard enough, I will know what I need to do. I look at material, and say "that needs to go there." I feel myself making objective decisions about what belongs where. When I view my project like this, my habitual laziness disappears too.

1 comment:

profacero said...

This is part of not "competing down." When you are working on the Project you are not fighting over crumbs and there is a lot to get done.