Monday, November 28, 2011

Something to think about.......

I love this saying. I think it's so true.

I found this on Pinterest a long time ago and there are some projects rolling around in my head that involve this amazing little graphic--I just have to organize them a little bit before I pull the trigger.

What I take from this is that there are going to be things that happen to me--some will be beyond amazing, some will be heart-breaking, and some will be monotonous and mundane--but it's my responsibility to show up to all of them ready to go.  Sometimes I do-----but a lot of times I struggle to make my presence known in life's moments in any kind of significant way.  I trudge there in a grumpy mood and put in a lack luster effort, or I march to the moment full of fire and brimstone and am pretty unpleasant to be around because I think I should try and prove something, or I just don't show up at all and come up with a lame excuse of why I just "can't make it."

I can think of a handful of really big moments in my life where what I brought to them made them even more amazing than they already were or where what I brought to them made them better when they were about to really blow.  And that's sad. I should be able to think of bucketfuls of moments like that.  I'm 34 for goodness sakes (yikes--that's crazy).

I needed to find this saying today in my out-of-control "downloads" file on my computer (that baby needs cleaning out in a bad way) as I'm about to head into the crazy-land that is December.  When I'm overwhelmed, feeling stretched, or tired I don't always bring the best to a situation.  And I don't want to think back and know that something could have been fantastic, tolerable, or even interesting if I'd just come better equipped!

1 comment:

  1. I really like that saying. Going to have to keep it in the back of my mind. Isn't pintrest neat!


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