It's true that "slow and steady wins the race," except that there is no race. When we worry so much about where we THINK we should be, we often prevent ourselves from actually getting there. (And by the way, there's no finish line.) There are many ways of saying this: "The path is the goal," "Live in the present moment," "Let go of results," but none of these is particularly helpful until something in us shifts, and then we say "Wow, THIS is what they meant!" How's THAT for a paradox?
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