This evolution of chemistry is trying to tell us something. It’s not a destination for happiness or sadness but its continuous journey which we need to experience every aspect of this life. I am going to use a metaphor to really hit my point home here. The book ‘PILGRIM’S PROGRESS’ by John Bunyan is a story about the journey. Next year’s home schooling curriculum is finished and the final touches were put on the yearbook for the year. If life was a “destination” as such what would that be? Great reminder of how warped our conditioning can be! Sie suchten nach: life is a journey, not a destination (Englisch - Deutsch) API-Aufruf; Menschliche Beiträge. They are also getting dangerously close to running out of food. Deutsch. Sure, the journey can be fun and all, but if you don’t have goals, if you have no vision, if you’re not working hard to get to where you want to be in life, then you’re going to end up like all the other sheep in this world working for a man who is using you to reach his goals. There are so many things to be happy about if we would just take the time to appreciate things in the present moment. The world is so much more complicated for kids coming out of high school today and my generation did not really make changes in the way we raised our kids and released them into the world. The destination changes often based on the growth or NOT on the journey. I would like to experience building it and giving him a leg up when he is done with high school. Still waiting on your reasons to why this is delusional. Sillier things. — Molly Friedenfeld “ Conversion for those first Christians was not a destination; it was the beginning of a journey. What this post should provoke is the knowledge we have the freedom in our lives to determine each of those destinations. Without destination, as I’ve argued, you would have no purpose, and without the moment, you would be too worried all the time. You’re an idiot and perpetuates dribble, but no logic. They suffer financially, they’re depressed and they lack purpose. I think what Alex is targeting as a red herring, relates to this entitled western-mindset that if you feel like you are doing a good job, then you deserve rewards. What they are is bits of the journey! It takes FOREVER to dry… Hmm, let’s put it on the wall instead and then when it dries just a little I will stick the tiles up there. The title indicates otherwise, but you do acknowledge the importance of both. Otherwise, if it was just about the journey, like you said, you would be aimless, and waste valuable time and effort. The journey of finding out who you are and what You truly want the destinations and pit stops to be is more important. “Life is a journey, not a destination” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Written by Liz Milani Feel free to tell me how I’m wrong about this. Many are not. Thanks Stephanie! Von professionellen Übersetzern, Unternehmen, Websites und kostenlos verfügbaren Übersetzungsdatenbanken. That’s what I thought, you can’t even say WHY this article is wrong lmao. What is important is where you are now. It is ok to train for a career when they are too young maybe to know what they want. So… I go to Miami (MIA-get it?… No, but really I said “Fuck it” and went to Miami.). I have no idea if this is the right stuff. Confrontational? I think a balanced perspective is needed for a philosophy about life. Each moment In your Journey of life, you are presented with an opportunity to react differently. If you don’t have commitment/destination, the journey is meaningless. for a long time it seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. Off-topic: The Neanderthals were not our ancestors, they were a completely separate species of humans. The saying: life is about the journey, not the destination, denies the significance of destination. So loud that it starts to ruin our quality of life. I spend an hour in Lowe’s trying to choose the perfect tile… Not that my indecisive nature would allow me to think that it was the perfect tile regardless. Direction for me can be about things like discipline to work, productive times to expand your skill base, reaching out and making new connections, time management, personal philosophy, quality control and doing your best. You can only truly enjoy and appreciate the journey if you have a destination. But, if you are here for a good story, some laughs, and a glass of wine… Then make yourself comfortable and keep on reading. If you hate every step of the journey, maybe the destination isn’t worth it and you should change it. Bust out some work, go home play Zelda, bust out some more work, shower, shit, shave, eat, bust out more work, go for a skate, bust out some more work, eat, rinse repeat. She doesn’t sit there with her hands on her hips toe-tapping and “waiting” for her ducklings to “line-up”. Thank you Paul! Our experiences and our failures are very important to our growth. There are so many nuances to this statement, in that there are ‘micro-destinations’ (i.e. However there IS an all important destination to be reached. Their survival depends on targeting and finding a destination that provides them with tree shelter, higher ground, and wild hogs to hunt and kill for food. Is eating healthy and being fit about the journey or the destination? Our life then needs to be about the journey and not the destination. But, as some comments indicate, when we achieve a goal we most likely, and should, set a new goal. I understand this saying the same as you Kim. It’s because we choose to take a journey that we enjoy, rather than go out and reach that destination in some other way. Of course most people are going to disagree with you. I’m looking into possibly building a tiny house with my son so he has his own housing to take with him to college or wherever he might want to go. I'm always focused on the destination — of achieving a certain goal or hitting a mark, rather than slowing down and enjoying the journey and process. Nothing is working. JK, no I am not. Not to get too meta, but it could be that the journey IS the destination. We are all born and hence we must die. Where are you showering NOW??! As I write this, I have still yet to take a shower in the tiny house. Do take it slower. Read the first paragraph couldn’t read any more. Life is not about the destination, it is about the journey to get there. Those concepts are just meanings we assign to fit our story in the moment and they can, and do, change all of the time. Focus on the destination. Happiness is made in every single moment on your journey to that destination: in every mishap, hiccup, mistake, victory, accomplishment, success. Open your eyes and see that it is right in front of you, see that you have the ability to create happiness with every breath you take. Perhaps it is a case of “a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step” – with plenty of destinations reached along the way. It is one of the many sayings and concepts that has arisen out of a society that isn’t even aware that it is being suppressed. Is it worth sitting on top of the world if you are all alone? Can I ask what project is taking up 4 years of your time? Luckily my mom lives locally and the gym has a very nice shower for me to use Are you looking into Tiny Living??? Over ten years roleplay experience. “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” We’ve all heard this quote before, at some point in our lives. It encourages us to demote direction and embrace a shoulder-shrugging ‘anything goes’ attitude. I can only think of one and we will all get there sooner or later! I really appreciate your deep yet concrete reflections…true value for us out here! If you are only here for the profound wisdom and the eloquent speech that I consistently deliver, then you can leave now. I fill up the water bucket in hopes to take a shower. Just because you set a destination doesn’t mean you that is where you should be going. The article was just to draw attention to the false nature of placing journey over destination. The journey is the cherry, the destination is the cake! Required fields are marked *. The point is living a great story. Over ten years roleplay experience. I’ll fill up the water and take one tomorrow. “ Life is about enjoying the journey, not the end destination. Yep – this was an article to challenge and get people to think a little. I am trying to enjoy the moment and enjoy the journey because for me when I do this, the quality of my work improves. ), March 3-14, 2017 Life’s a journey not a race. ), March 2, 2017 She moves – with an obvious destination in mind – whether it’s for food or shelter – and the ducklings follow suit. Enjoying the journey improves the destination. Be the change you want to see.. Posted on June 27, 2013 by Susan Staunton. I wish I had thought of this when I Was in college… Kudos to you guys for thinking outside of the box like this! November 22-December 26, 2016 The rush of euphoric chemistry we get upon reaching a destination says so. February 25, 2017 Im 1/2 way through a 4 year long project. And I forgot that you “stopped reading after the first paragraph” yet you were so hot and bothered by it you had to submit your idiot comment lmao. Look at Steve Jobs, he died an early death- and we could go into why that is- I think it’s safe to say he missed out on things like ‘Peace of Mind’, his daughter and living to an old age for a perfect product that the world would oogle over. Seems like a good idea. actually the problem with life as a destination is that people forgot to stop by and observe life they tend to move fast and work endlessly resulting in burnout we need to live the present moment and take life as journey but it is my journey just like any well planed trip i know my destinations and aware of them and working toward them but keeping in mind that this is a journey to enjoy this is time to have fun that ease up the stress in my life.i put everything i have to get what i want but if anything doesn’t work out i am acknowledged enough to know that i should move on or i should try another way to get to next destination see destination and journey both are of equal importance here but i would still emphasize on journey as destination gives me a direction but how to get there is my choice (journey). It is my understanding that your work involves a lot of direction setting and reaching destinations, many destinations successfully. I am thoroughly embarrassed by that awful tile. It’s about looking great. Wow, what an interesting article! The sticky backing on the tile does not work correctly so I go to Lowe’s to get glue. I stop spending quality time with the family, I dont check up on my aging parents. I am 53 now. By her own admission she says that she is an over-thinker and because of this she often over-loves. It’s not mutually exclusive. I highly doubt my memory serves me all that well though, so don’t go fact checking me about my own life. As for me and my crew, I am going to hunker down to my work, in a pleasant cafe in inner SE Portland. no matter what I say will change them. Yeah, a little. life is a journey, not a destination . It is ok if they change careers 3 or 5 times in their life. Info. Your email address will not be published. February 23, 2017 Life is journey. If the only thing you were concerned about was reaching a goal then you have learn nothing about life except how to get to from point A to point B. Risking everything on a goal and not learning or enjoy the process is fruitless. Frustrating? We are not fully engaging them during their pre-teen and teen years when they are so full of spunk and energy and completely capable of learning anything. Goal suggests some flexibility on the journey. This is the case with lots of people whether it be doing university, writing a book, starting a business etc. Sure, we may sometimes say, “How did I get here?” but more often than not, we can determine our own destinations while recognizing the value in the journey itself. The point of life is the journey. At the end of each of our mini-journeys, we reach a temporary destination. So we know Death is the final destination, So is the journey important or the destination.. That’s because most people work 9 to 5’s for a boss who knows the importance of the destination, lol. Life is about the journey, not the destination... "Who knows what you might discover about yourself along the way?" But, Life is all about the destination, not the journey. At least that’s how I see it. The journey to get there makes them highly vulnerable, but they have to do it to get to their destination. An eternal journey without a destination gives you no time to rest, look back and reflect, and ultimately takes you nowhere. Any parent who has ever experienced a teenager’s ability to run circles around them and all their teachers knows; they ARE strong, and ready, and full of energy. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. But what if we never reach that point? Our journey should not be taken as a passenger. Re-adjust the destination and get there as quickly and efficiently as you can with the resources you have. 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