One of my favourite poems...
A fixer has the illusion of being causal. A server knows he or she is being used in the service of something greater, essentially unknown
We fix something specific. We serve always the something: wholeness and the mystery of life.
Fixing and helping are the work of the ego. Serving is the work of the soul. When you help, you see life as weak. When you fix, you see life as broken. When you serve, you see life as whole.
Fixing and helping may cure. Serving heals.
When I help, I feel satisfaction. When I serve, I feel gratitude.
Fixing is a form of judgment. Serving is a form of connection.
- Author Unknown
One of my favourite quotes...
"I've missed over 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot... and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."
- Michael Jordan