Pursue the next great adventure, even as the traps spring on you and the scar tissue accumulates. If you’re forced off the path, consult the map of your experience and find a new way. Keep going and you’ll find treasure. Because really, what’s the alternative? Being stuck in time, always afraid of the next obstacle? We all die anyway, so I say let’s not tread water, let’s make a mad dash for those shining shores.