My Brother Shane just wrote a blog on the spirituality of surfing. It is definitely worth a read...
and here's why...
City 2 Surf is a nice 14km hit out. And I've just started my program to tackle Canberra Marathon (again) in early April 2012.
Only by trial and error do we push the boundaries and achieve great things in life, and therefore become successful people.
Technology, whether you like it or not, infiltrates and impacts every aspect of our lives.
Smartphones allow us to have the world at our fingertips and to be accessible wherever we are, even at the most inappropriate and inconvenient times. But that doesn't make it a bad thing?
Looking back now though the problem was that every dream was self-centered and me focused. Cars, big boys toys, house, holidays and the like. I never really gave any thought to what impact I could have on the lives of others.
I cannot control the weather. As much as I try, I have absolutely no control over whether or not it will rain. I cannot control my football team. If i could affect the performances, the Dragons would be playing the Grand Final this weekend. I cannot even control my children.
Drive north, find warm water, spear tasty fish, and have life experiences to remember.
We also have the cloud of the new carbon tax with no one really certain how this will affect our costs of living.