The Air we breathe is proof of why we must have things in our life that we do not necessarily “need”, however without them, we cannot obtain that which we do need; and equally get rid of from our life that which we do not.
- Air is made up of 21% Oxygen, Oxygen, something we cannot do without; however, as we know, pure Oxygen will kill us. We need the 78% Nitrogen that is in the air, to allow us to safely breathe in our life-giving Oxygen; equally we need it there to allow us to safely excrete out the poisonous Carbon Dioxide that resulted from our “indulgence” in the Oxygen.
Moral of the story is: not only is too much, of even a good thing, a bad thing; but sometimes in life we need the ‘unneeded’ detours in order for us to get to that which we do want or indeed need.
Don't underestimate the importance of the “Nitrogen” in your life, it is there to enable the “Oxygen” of your life to get to you; and just like in Air, you will find the ratio of Nitrogen to Oxygen is heavily skewed in favour of the Nitrogen. Every time you get overwhelmed by feeling there is just too much “Nitrogen” spread across as far as you can see, don't worry, it's only a sign that the “Oxygen” is now not too far! Remember the night is always darkest just before the dawn.
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