Sometimes when it feels like everything is falling apart, things may actually be falling together.
Have you ever felt at rock bottom praying for some enlightenment on why things are happening?
I have. I have been there. It is in that true, raw, state that we often find ourselves having to look for, grab, and hold tight onto our deepest strength that is at our core. While those times are so difficult and heart wrenching, there can be a beauty in finding that fortitude and knowing it is yours to hold onto. You can always find that place of peace.
When life deals us difficult cards, it is our choice on how we look at them. We can fixate on the terrible, the negative, the ugly, or we can look toward the light. My goal is that through life's challenges, for myself and others, we can look into the brighter parts of life and find how to enjoy the moment. After all, that is all we have.
I encourage you to take a moment out of your day to look around...
I think of light as the shine that comes out of us when we are joyous, laughing, proud of someone we love, in heartfelt sentiment, and even when we are strong during hard times.
We all encounter obstacles, some bigger than others on a daily, monthly and lifetime basis. Life gives us these challenges and we are expected to rise to the occasion and overcome them. As easy, and as heroic, as that sounds, sometimes it can be easier said than done.
We've all been in those trying situations when we are tired and in our feelings. We know in the back of our minds that we need to just shake it off, dig deep, and be our best selves. Sometimes we can, and sometimes we cannot... and guess what? That is all okay!
One of my favorite things my mom taught me is that we are all perfectly imperfect. That's...