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I’m going to, anyway.
My friend sat across the kitchen table and we were talking for who knows how long before she finally stopped me mid-sentence, one hand up, and said, “Okay, I’ve just got to ask.”
“What’s up with the water?”
Head cocked to one side, I looked at her with a question-mark. “Water…”
Pointing at the sink faucet she nodded, “Yeah, your water.”
It was only then that I realized I had no idea when it’d been turned on or how long it’d been running. You can call it supernatural, or super-pregnant. Both would apply.
So I’m going to take the water as a hint to back off the multi-tasking and focus more on fewer things until our Golden Edition comes out in July.
That includes my blog. I’m reverting to packing-peanut-mode, wherein I think less about the awesome and interesting things going on outside the package and meditate more on the filler. The little pieces inside that keep the important stuff from getting smooshed by all the awesome, interesting things.
So what’s a piece of Deb? This is something I scribbled down in a journal years ago when 'risk taking' meant simply opening my mouth to express my own opinion. Here’s your first of the Packing Peanuts Posts:
The Ten Commandments of Risk Taking -- Irene McMahon Cummings
- Thou shalt know that all growth requires risk.
- Thou shalt access all options.
- Thou shalt be willing to look foolish and feel uncomfortable.
- Thou shalt seek emotional support.
- Thou shalt be willing to pay the price.
- Thou shalt know it is okay to change your mind.
- Thou shalt know that being rejected is not the worst thing that will ever happen to you.
- Thou shalt be willing to be without answers.
- Thou shalt know that if you don’t try, you will never know.
- Thou shalt acknowledge, in the very deepest part of your being, that life is precious and all too short. Trust yourself – listen to your heart.
So join me over the next 15 weeks, if you wish. Link up a post or just share below -- What are your packing peanuts?