False Kiva — Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT, May 2010 — Don’t wait to be ready. The context will require things of you you could never think of, imagine, rehearse, prepare for.
Thinking you can think of all the necessary responses and have them at the ready, to be called up and applied to any situation that arises only keeps you in the stall, thinking about riding the bull.
Tell them to open the chute.
Trust yourself to find what is needed to respond to any condition of life the bull presents to you.
Ride the bull.