eating the elephant one bite at a time

This Daily Om struck a chord deep within me:
 http://www.dailyom.com/articles/2012/35974.html

Although it's been diminishing in a big way recently, I used to believe that I would feel a lot better if I knew how things were going to turn out for me in the end:  Will this relationship become a partnership? Where will this job take me?  Is this health issue serious or just a fleeting inconvenience?