I've been thinking about y'all. It's mid-October, can you believe it? Holidays (yes I said the 'H' word), is just around the corner and I've got a little something special brewing for you! Now would be a good time to sign up for our newsletter, because you don't want to miss out.
It was my high school graduation and I was surrounded by all my friends getting ready for the ceremony. Everyone in cap and gown except for me. I didn't even have a proper white blouse to wear underneath. Frantically I began looking for something that would do, but it was too late. The ceremony was beginning and I had to walk out looking like a mess. When I got to the stage, someone handed me a microphone and in front of hundreds of people I gave my speech. Mess and all. Completely vulnerable and they loved it. I felt completely accepted in that moment.
I awoke from that dream a few nights ago and realized what my spirit was trying to tell me. And it was time to stop trying to do everything perfectly, that it would be ok to put myself out there again, just as I am.
I have always found it so difficult to fully show up in life, complete vulnerability, just as I am. But who hasn't found it difficult?
I find it easy to get caught up in the shoulds of everything online business.
But when I try and follow the shoulds, it never works out. It felt so much easier way back when (in 2000) when the internet seemed to be just for fun. Artists sharing our work. No talk of the word 'niche'. And after my last blog was hacked, I thought I was done writing for good. But here I am, with a new site, new passion and a bunch of brainstorming down on paper. I feel excited to start sharing again, writing from my heart.
Be sure to join me for Field Day Fridays on my other Instagram account!
Do you remember field day at school? It was a day to slack off and play and for a daydreamer like myself, it was perfect. I guess this was so ingrained in me that every Friday becomes a day for play and refilling the creative well. And the first place I head is outdoors. I'm not an avid hiker, mountain climber or biker. I like walking, slow. As a child, I realized that if you slow down long enough you can see magical things, that most adults or even other kids my age were missing.
I don't want to miss the magic of every day, so I slow down and pay close attention. And that's when I see things like this left right in my path.
I need these moments, days like this It's like air, I have to have it. Right now there are so many changes taking place at Loves Field. You know, everything is going just fine, then boom all of a sudden you feel a shift under your feet, the ground beneath you moves and you know things are changing. Sometimes whether we want them to or not. And change points the way to where you are meant to be.