The Turtle ponderously turned his neck to face The Fox as his feet slowly continued moving forward. "I am for the valley on the other side of this mountain."
The Fox nodded politely. "I have often heard you speak of it" she said, "but you have never decided to go. . What caused you to change your mind?"
"I kept waiting for someone to say go" replied The Turtle "and then one day realized that I lived alone. As I had no-one else to ask, I simply decided it was time to start."
Application: If you grow tired of waiting for someone to give you permission, perhaps you need to give it to yourself.