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Going For Awesome

“Awesome doesn’t let the crowd determine the size of the performance. Awesome gets up for two people or 200. Awesome writes great books even if no one is going to read them. Awesome sweeps the parts of the store floors that no foot will ever touch.”
-Jon Acuff, Start

I just finished reading Jon Acuff's book Start and although I highlighted about a thousand lines, this was one part of the book that really hit me. Acuff proposes ideas on how we can start to live an awesome life, however, not by the standards that we may think define awesome. It's easy to define work, self-worth, and success by the number of people who read our blogs, watch our videos, or like our pictures on Instagram. We tend to think that our work isn't impactful or worth anything if only our friends and close family are reading it, watching it, or liking it. So we let this doubt and fear sink into our minds and hearts and therefore we stop creating. We stop our journey to an awesome life.
I know that I am d…