The Second Choice

Breaking free demands two choices.
First of all there’s the decision
to oppose the limitations you perceive.

Yet, positions of resistance
are still tethered indirectly
to the circumstance you try to fight and leave.

Free your mind from both conditions,
since the first can’t make you happy
and the latter is a state without rejoice.

Choose to let go altogether.
We discover liberation
only after we have made the second choice.

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Jerry Corstens is a visionary dreamer with a blind passion for self-reflection and contemplating life, a self-proclaimed philosopher with poetic ambitions. He’s serious about helping people with the insights he gathered, but playful in the way he communicates his wisdom. It made him leave a career as environmental engineer behind, in favor of becoming a personal development coach and thought-provoking writer.

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