Dearest You and Me
Resist the disingenuous push of fear and allow for the gentle pull of your intuition.
Sometimes, no matter how much it hurts or how much you want it, understanding and resolution of conflict between you and someone else will not actually happen with that person.
It’s the assumption that some of the basic tenants of being human are WRONG, combined with running, avoidance, and distraction from these experiences that truly drives our suffering.
This was on the eve of my oldest’s 10th birthday, and my heart began to reminisce about how mothering a newborn on a plane felt both like something that happened last week and like something that happened to a different woman entirely.
This is what holds us back. This is what keeps us from growing and adventuring, trapping us in playing small…
Stop falling for the invitation to be whatever someone else needs you to be. Be you.