Just heard a great line on a movie " Later is always harder than Sooner... no one is ever really ready, that's why they call it a Leap. If you keep waiting, you'll wait forever." Someone skydiving for the very first time, looking over that ledge on the airplane, will never be able to wait long enough to 'be ready' to really jump. They can not muster up enough courage in their human body to be ready for something like that, there are too many "what-if's" involved. But, here they are, the decision has been made & this is what they are doing. After all, they are already up in the plane. The pilot has brought them this far, a seasoned skydiver has helped strap them in & given them all the instruction they have from their own experience, and now its all up to them. There is no backing out. They just have to close their eyes & JUMP, trusting the parachute will do what it's "promised" & catch them. When it's all said & done, this parachute will have done one of two things ... keep them from crashing to the ground OR given them a soft easy, safe landing ... it all depends on how they view the parachute. Either way, if they take this difficult LEAP & the parachute does what it's sure to do ... this courageous person will land safely on two feet ... and this experience will leave them ... never the same.