July 2012

Sunrise over waterYou’re not alone. I’ve been there. There was a time where someone told me I couldn’t do it. I had my ideas ridiculed. I had my dreams smashed. I even lost faith in myself. In fact, I can remember a time where going to work was a struggle because I feared at any moment I could be getting walked out the door.

Having Someone Who Believes In You

However, even in spite of overwhelming feelings of inadequacy, I had someone in my corner, who vowed they would make a difference in my life. This person was someone who called me and told me everything was going to be all right. During every conversation, she built me up instead of tearing me down. She always said the right thing, at the right time, and it was always what I needed to hear.

The message was not always easy but it was always true. The crazy thing about the truth is that it sometimes hurts well beyond what one might anticipate when hearing the cliche’. But, a honest word forces one to reflect on their actions and this reflection brings forth change. This change is based on a belief that your purpose goes well beyond your perceived shortcomings. Continue reading “If No One Else Believes In You, I Do” »