When was the last time you dared to ask for something your heart truly desired?
Now, I don’t mean things like your favorite dinner or the TV remote. I am talking about desires that we repress because of the fear of failure. Things you want so bad that you’d rather not try, than invite the vulnerability that comes with the possibility of failing.
I think its a rather terrifying act to ask for something you want. The more deeply you desire it, the more daunting the endeavour becomes. These are the things where the simple three letter word ‘ask’ becomes one of the most nerve wrecking acts that you might ever choose to do.
Now most of you already know the kind of things I’m referring too. It’s like daring to ask that special someone, “Will you marry me,” or telling your boss “I quit,” finally freeing yourself from an unfulfilling career. It might also be things like admitting to yourself and your other half that things are just not working or having the courage to accept a flawed decision and giving yourself the permission to start over.
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