18 janvier 2015

Don’t Follow Your Passion

HomeBy Stephanie K. Eberle. I begin my Career Counseling Theory and Practice class at the University of San Francisco with this famous soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Macbeth:

To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools

The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more. It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury
Signifying nothing. (Act 5, Scene 5, lines 17-28)

It is the perfect beginning to what, at its essence, is a class about meaning, self-expression, and purpose. Read more...
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