“I didn’t know what to do, so I did nothing.”
Have you ever heard that? Forbes magazine just had an article about that concerning the Madeline books. Remember those? The cute little Parisian girl and her adventures? I loved those. But the author died many years ago and left everything to his wife and daughter. The wife is now dead. The daughter had three sons and they all own little bits of this and that and now…
Oh, it’s a mess. I won’t even go into it, but you can read all about it here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2013/11/27/madeline-and-the-family-business-2/
The daughter said she doesn’t know what to do, so she’s done nothing.
And the problem is getting worse because of her inaction.
How many of us live like that every day.
We are confronted with something confusing on which we must decide, but because we are overwhelmed with that lack of understanding, we turn down what could very well bring better days for us.
Ask for clarification, people. So what if you don’t understand. Nobody understands everything. Ask. Ask. Ask. And ask some more until you get that understanding. Then make a definitive decision and see whether or not good things will happen.