Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step. What great words of wisdom! Taking that first step is always the hardest. Fear is a hindrance. Step past it.
Transcendentalism is based on personal experience, everyone needs to trust their intuition. Even though we all look at the same "stars", we interpret things differently and they effect us differently as well.