I was tasked the other day, in my writing group, to write about my life - The life I want to create that I don't need a vacation from. I shouldn't have been surprised about what I came up with, but I was. My new pals, confidants, supporters and valued friends in this group were not surprised and that filled me up in a way that I can't describe. They believed in the truth of my dream. They believed in me. They believed that I was already living out the core of it. I love th
I had this vision. My life contained inside a box. In that box is all I love and cherish. There is also society and its expectations. A large extended family with strong opinions and wills who I love so very deeply. People who believe in God and people I love who don't. It is my life, my world in this box. It's a good life, comfortable and secure. Yet I feel something deep inside, a burning desire to be and do more. I am being called and I am listening but I am scared.
This is a message I heard many times from my dad, he said often, "you can do anything you set your mind to, you have unlimited potential." I found myself believing him. You see I could trust what he said because he didn't say it about everyone or to everyone, he said it only to those that he believed in. I took for granted while he was alive that I had a champion of my soul, that I had someone in my life that empowered me to reach higher and not settle. I know this created