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Excerpted from A Deep Breath of Life by Alan Cohen. Copyright 1996 by Alan Cohen. Excerpted by permission of Hay House Publishers.  All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. HTML and web pages copyright by SpiritSite.com.
 

"Don't wait until all the conditions are perfect for you to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect."

  Alan Cohen, A Deep Breath of Life, Part 2

January 2
Act Now

There are two fatal errors that keep great projects from coming to life:

1. Not finishing
2. Not starting 

- Buddha

While living at a farming community, our group planned to erect a new house. For many months, we discussed the plans, and because we did not fully agree, nothing was done. Then one day, one man went out to the building site with a plumb line and began to hammer stakes into the ground. It wasn't long before the house was built.

You can think and talk about a project for a long time, but only action will manifest it. If you wait until you're ready, you'll never get anything done. Don't wait until all the conditions are perfect for you to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.

Work through my hands to bring about the things that will serve You.

I step forward with the trust that Spirit is moving through me to create good.

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