Just 20 minutes

Do you have a dream?  Something that you long for?  Something that is attainable?

You know what I mean, the desire to run a marathon, write a book, become a famous seamstress.  Something that relies on your ability, your effort, your work.  Do you have something like that?

I do.  I have several such somethings.  One of them is being more accomplished in my magick.  Tonight as I went up to my temple I had the ‘duh’ realization.

If I want something, truly want it, is it worth 20 minutes of my time?  Just that, 20 minutes.

Would I give up 20 minutes of my life to get that thing?

If not, then I clearly don’t want it, not bad enough.  Because 20 minutes is not that much time.  If I can’t take 20 minutes to reach that desire, then it’s a pretty freaking weak desire.  A mild preference, in fact.

If yes, then take the 20 minutes.  Without putting it off.  Without placing something else before it.  Grab hold of the 20 minutes because it is your desire, just in its early stages.

Sink your claws into your desire and start to sip from the great possibility of it, because you’ve put in your 20 minutes.

This was a good use of 20 minutes.

~Abysmal Witch

5 thoughts on “Just 20 minutes”

  1. Thank you…and So true, and the adage, biting off more than we can chew, or choke on. A good meal is taken in small bites, digested carefully, enjoying each and every morsel.
    As a writer, I just write, with no expectation of a novel Pulitzer one day.
    As an artist, a watercolorist, I merely have one canvas and a few paints and dabble daily and wait wait wait for dry.
    Do it for yourself, not fame or fortune, and soon what you really WANT to do, will get done. And 20 minutes is a very good place to start….if ya wanna.

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