A few thoughts...
Sometimes I feel smothered by my own need for acceptance.
Both professionally and personally.
I think it's time to grow up.
Time to own my space, and kill that ugly
monster of self doubt in its tracks.
This comment from Kellie Rae Robert's blog interview absolutely struck a cord with me:
"I had to surrender to the pain of not being liked. I sat in it. I felt it. I forgave myself for needing it so deeply. I sent the woman a blessing. I released the fear. I went back to doing the work. My abundance shifted within days of that release." -Hannah
"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face...You must do the thing you cannot do."
This quote from this extraordinary woman has carried me through some dark times. Hello 2001. 2003-4.
Hell, it's carried me through spin class.
You must, because--you can.
This is only the beginning.
Being is as important as doing. -Sarah Ban Breathnach
I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred,
I wish the days to be as centuries, loaded, fragrant.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'll be sharing some of my deepest, most cherished "lovelies" here on the blog in the next few weeks. A post is coming soon about a few things that have changed my life.
This may be a weekly write up, along with the sewing and crafting bits usually posted.
I feel a change in the air. Maybe I'm finally waking up.
Join me. I love company.
Let us, then, be up and doing
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow