So I’m thinking about limits today. I have a time limit in which to finish this first semester, looming large at the end of this week. Twitter limits the number of characters you can post; there are speed limits with some fairly large consequences – found that out recently, too. Sometimes we limit ourselves through our actions, thoughts or words, there’s one to avoid.
The old saying is “The sky’s the limit.” Google the phrase and you don’t find who originally said it; apparently at some time it was a song title and even the title of a piece of art. Must be one of those public domain things, but I came across a great response: Don’t tell me the sky is the limit – there are footprints on the moon!!! And that is actually found in a song, whether it’s original, I don’t know, but it’s out there.
Shorten it up and it’s got a great beat – say it out loud, put it in 4/4 time – Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit; there’s footprints on the moon. You could march to that one and have fun doing it 🙂
And there’s a thought to carry me through the rest of the day; you, too, perhaps. Beats the daylights out of limiting ourselves in thought, word or deed. Are you marching? Be well….