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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Twenty-Three. Unstuck and Free

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In the vast ocean of time, the older we get the more prominent the clock becomes. In our youth, time was simple and slow. Time was unlimited and free. Then as we grew up, it became more of a blur as days, weeks, months, and years become less defined. Time compresses the more we age. Consider the 6-year-old who can’t fathom life past the age of 8, versus the 40-year-old who can easily imagine life at 30, 20, and 10.

Looking forward, time looks like a string of yarn stretched out before our path. Time extends to the horizon and we approach it one step at a time. Looking backward, time is like a pile of yarn—sometimes ...

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