In Others’ Words: What’s the Point?
What are we waiting for?
How often do we spend our days dodging the pain, sidestepping the challenges, declining the invitation to live out loud because it might hurt too much? Living life real means tears and laughter, disappointment and contentment, missing the mark so badly that we completely lose sight of it and dreams coming true in a blinding blaze of glory.
If avoidance isn’t the point, then what is?
Maybe living life real is discovering how to blink away tears … and shoulder disappointments … and keep your focus on the end-of-the-rainbow-vision even when you’ve missed the mark a thousand times. Maybe living life real is going to bed exhausted and praying for the strength to get up in the morning and go looking for the that mark you missed — that goal, that dream, that promised land, that passion …
In Your Words: What are you waiting for? What helps you embrace live life real?
If you’re feeling a little deja vu today: I apologize that this post showed up briefly last week — a bit earlier than I planned. I rescheduled it as soon as I realized it had gone live too soon — and without the quote image!1 blogger likes this post!