This week I harvested a pumpkin grown by my own two hands. Well, I didn’t have to do much…ok... anything, to get this round orange baby to grow and flourish. Nothin’. Nada. The seed put in all the effort!
Unbeknownst to me, last year’s pumpkin —
the one I threw under the deck and allowed to turn to mush —sunk into the … Continue Reading ››
I wish I had a different story. I wish it wasn’t one of fiery trials and shameful ashes. But I don’t. My story is what it is. But, what I do have is the power to decide how my story will end. And you do too. We can choose our future by:
Some survivors are perfectionists, if they can’t do something perfect, they won’t do it at all. Some survivors are performance driven, working hard to convince everyone — including themselves — that they’re valuable. And some survivors play it safe, seeking to be invisible, often living smaller than they should.
I want to focus on that dynamic for a moment.
Perhaps small living … Continue Reading ››