Every evening, or sometimes during the day, I’m writing to do lists. Or sometimes an Anti-to do list. I love these lists. Seriously, I think it’s a great feeling to tick things off and to feely mightily productive.
Yet, sometimes, these lists can build up. It can feel that I have to work through them, that it’s my “task”, that it’s my home work, that it’s what I’m supposed to be doing.
In these moments it’s important to remember that I’ve chosen to do this. Over many weeks and months I’ve come to the conclusion that this is what I want to be working on. It is in fact, first and foremost my privilege. It’s my achievement to be able to work on these “to do’s” that I’ve set out.
When we forget that. Maybe it’s time to cross of that “to do” and exchange it for an “it’s your privilege to”. Because truly, it is: