“You can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, and karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well-worn path.” (Steve Jobs speaking at the Stanford Commencement address in 2005.)
I wish Mr. Jobs wasn't so successful and so well thought of in our world. I wish this came from the guy who invented Betamax videos, the USFL or Breakfast Mates (the cereal, dry milk, and spoon combination. They would have been easier to dismiss than the founder of the Apple Empire.
I so badly want only to do things that are productive, things that are valuable, things that have worth. I want only to look forward to the things that are going to turn out good; unfortunately, I can’t always see the future and what it holds.
One thing that the kids at The Children’s Home continue to teach me....
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