There is an old Chinese proverb which says “When your horse is on the brink of a precipice, it is too late to pull the reins.” How true this is, and a timely reminder that we should all think of the consequences of our actions before it’s too late and the horse has bolted! Another Chinese proverb states “A precipice in front of you, and wolves behind you; that is life.”
I love this; life is often about making tough choices, whether to jump off the edge or whether to turn and battle the wolves that are nipping at your heels. All too often we need to be pushed out of our comfort zone and need encouragement to take the leap. It is only when we fall that we learn whether we can fly or not.
At the present moment the world is standing on the precipice of change, and many fear an inevitable plummet into the abyss. All we can do is watch and wait, and hope for the best…