261/365 Not a series of accidents

If you think in terms of the present and future instead, you might encounter an intuition lurking in the back of your mind, as it was in mine: if you could just stay focused on the right things, your life would stop feeling like a reaction to stuff that happens to you and become something that you create: not a series of accidents, but a work of art.

From “Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life”
by Winifred Gallagher

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