Sit back and allow the flow to move freely to where you need to be. Things you can see in front of you will be guided by your plans. No need to worry about those. Things you can can’t see behind you will flow where they need to be. You can’t manage them, so let them move as they will. You’ll find both streams will merge as one and everything will be ok.
The streams that are moving behind you and impacting your fate can’t be managed or put under your control. You can’t direct the actions of others or the consequences they bring. But you seem to continue to worry about what others are doing and how you might be able to control the result. You can’t. But that’s not a bad thing. Why do you insist on focusing on the worst case scenario (see the note below).
The flow of water’s energy can be calm and gentle, bringing relaxation and peace through its peaceful sound of movement. Or it can flow all at once with a great roar and a force that destroys the embankment you’ve so carefully crafted to direct your course.
Be careful how you try to speed up the process. Trying to force the flow to move along faster can cause turmoil that churn up the waters and destroy the paths ahead. Yes you want to hurry up and get it done. Yes, you want decisions to be made and outcomes to be announced. But pushing those actions before they are ready will destroy parts of the landscape that you’d rather maintain as is.