Captain on Deck

Sometimes in the Middle of Nowhere, You Find Yourself

Captain on Deck | Artwork by Antonio Piedade

You’re on a ship. Unrelenting wind and angry waves attack you from every direction.

No stars to guide you home. No safe harbor over the horizon. No clear destination.

You’re lost in the sea of life — calm and serene one moment, wild and unforgiving the next.

As king, high up in your imaginary throne of control, you proclaim your dominion over the elements, give orders to move forward, command the sea to settle down, and ask the wind to take you to your destination.

But you’re not king. You’re a captain.

Step on deck and take the fucking wheel.