I’m going to make a roadmap. There won’t be any freeways or streets marked though… just bridges, buildings, mountains, and valleys drawn by crayons. There will be a big red “X” in the bottom corner. I’m going to label that thing “LOST,” all caps, highlighted in blue.
Then, I’ll take a green sharpie and start scribbling like a toddler would, filling in the whole page with wild turns, magical zigzags, and unexpected leaps to other places. It will circle back to some of the same spots 2 million times.
There won’t be anything else, no destination, no finish line. I’ll run the very last mark straight off the edge of the map. I’ll fold it up and carry it in my back pocket forever. That way, when I start feeling lost in life, I’ll look at that thing and know that I’m exactly where I need to be.
— Lee Stone —