As a spectator, it’s easy to pass judgement and criticize because none of the discomfort that impacts choices is present. The pain, the bruises to the body and the ego, the heartbreak of tough choices, the nerves and the pressure messing with your mind, and the distinct possibility of failure aren't pieces on the chess board. As a spectator, it's not messy or complicated. But for those who have ever felt torn to make a tough choice, gotten nervous to give a presentation, or have ever put themselves out there without feeling 100% confident in the result have been in the arena.
The battle for the US Presidency is quite probably the largest and most daunting “arena” in the world. The spectators have been doing what spectators do. And, unless you are one of the 1,780 people technically running for President this year, your only part in this battle that matters is coming up.
It’s called Act 2, Part I: "The Vote".
In case you need it, here’s a ballot check for local
and more national
Study up. Happy Sunday.
ENRICHMENTS [AKA WORKSHOPS & RETREATS]