Also, how can we expect to be of any use to others if our own path is not straight?
- tryingly or unremittingly severe in making demands
- requiring careful attention and precision
I'd like to think of it as deliberate action rooted in confidence. Confidence of the sort that is not invented but attained.
I am not supposed to know the outcome of my life, nor could I if I wanted to... but if I am attentive to what I have now, and seek as deeply as I can to use it all thoroughly and carefully... what more then could I do?