Robert Birming

The possibilities of limitations

Too many dreams get washed away by what we call limitations: not knowledgeable enough, not enough time, too many competitors...

What if we embraced those limitations instead? They could serve as stepping stones instead of obstacles — a pointer to the bare essence of our endeavors.

Let's say I had a goal with this blog. My mother tongue is Swedish. I will never be able to write as well as someone who grew up speaking and reading English.

Instead of seeing this as mere limitations, I could turn it into possibilities:

Just a few ideas off the top of my head, but you catch the drift. Or, as we say in Sweden: "fatta galoppen" (catch the gallop).

Let’s learn to see the possibilities that lie within every limitation. They are there, if we look close enough.