Building A Fire...

Building A Fire...
Building A Fire...

I’m not particularly ‘outdoorsy’, but I do know the basics of building a campfire - you start with a spark onto something that burns quickly and easily, and then you slowly add bigger and bigger logs until the fire is burning well, at which point you focus on maintenance, making sure that you’re regularly adding fuel to the fire to prevent it from burning itself out.

Which is the complete opposite to the way we often try to achieve our biggest goals, where we use a spark of intention to try and set fire to a fully grown tree. Better, perhaps, to nurture that spark of inspiration - feeding it with the simple tasks that start our momentum burning, before slowly adding bigger and more purposeful tasks until our inner fire will consume anything that we need it to burn through…

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