I have finally learned how to let go.
“In writing, you must kill all your darlings.”
― William Faulkner
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. ~Proverb
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
― Maya Angelou
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." ~Oscar Wilde
At the age of 67, Grandma Emma Gatewood hiked 2050 miles up the Appalachian Trail. She continued on even through a sprained ankle. She had survived over 30 years of a marriage to a brutal husband who beat her repeatedly. What courage and motivation. She inspires me to continue on my journey.
Thirteen Ways Toward Success: Embrace Change, Discuss Ideas, Accept Responsibility, Give credit to others, Root for others' success, Continuously learn, Help others, Ask for what you want, Take a chance, Understand self, Listen first, Be vulnerable and transparent, Positive attitude and Gratitude and acts of kindness.
When darkness surrounds us may we never forge to lean into the light.