Having been the Class Historian at my high school graduation, I was invited to speak at our 50th reunion. That got me thinking about the 18-year-old me and what she thought life was about. As I recall, I had the impression that I would “do what I was supposed to” and life would proceed on an upward climb until I got “there.” Then it would level off to a smooth and comfortable plateau.
That was the plan. And then life happened.
As life threw me one curveball after another, I learned that it’s full of ups and downs. None expected or planned for. No cushy plateau.
As I learned how to move forward in the face of these experiences, I began to see that they were growth opportunities.
At the moment, I’m in the midst of yet another growth experience. Unlike Frank Sinatra, I haven’t given myself a deadline. But I do need some time to experience and process rather than write. So this blog is on hiatus for a while.
Energy work is a big part of what has allowed me to grow from my experiences. Here are some insights into how this has worked for me…
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In the meantime, may all our growth experiences be no more than we can handle.