Please don’t let your lofty views of success, the glossy sheen of someone else’s life, or the visions in your head of what you thought life would be keep you from acknowledging when you do something right.
This week in thinking about relationships and their complexities, I realized our strivings for relationship directly mirror the needs we work to fill in our broader lives.
The reason we haven’t had this discussion before, is because I don’t have any answers. It’s been a long time brewing though, and I know that we need to talk about it.
Of course, we all know that sometimes the clean out doesn’t last. The clutter sneaks back in, we accumulate more junk, our normal state is a tempting routine and we fall back into it. Be that as it may, any moment of progress shows us what’s is possible. And friend, it’s all possible. ❤
May the wisdom I've learned strike a chord and remind you of your own pearls of truth. May you learn from the people and things that bother you, be patient and have others be generous with their time on your behalf. May you remember that you are always beautiful, and always growing. May you have flexibility in your expectations and be willing to laugh. And may you always be open to finding new favorites.
There are experts in the thing that you are trying to accomplish, and they have written things that will encourage, inspire and challenge you. I dare you to go find them. Heck, I dare you to go become them!
Maybe the disappointment is because my favorite gift was spending the holiday season enjoying their company, and now that they have given me that most extravagant gift, it's going away.
You can change whatever you want, and it can start with a simple breath.
When you hear the word “investment” what ideas come to mind? The stock exchange? All those compound interest problems in junior high math? Something you say when you’re trying to justify buying something more expensive than you originally planned? (I get you girl, I’ve called that impractical handbag an “investment” for a minute too ;)… Continue reading Investment now = Improvement later
Emotions were real things that happened to me and I had no control over them. It wasn’t pretty.