* This post contains images that some might find graphic/disturbing. Out of all of the blog post ideas I have jotted down in my Notes, I never fathomed that this was a post I’d be authoring. In fact, having 3 healthy full-term births in the past gave me confidence that Read more…
writing feels good. It’s a release of sorts, for my soul, and I think it’s good for me. It’s a way to express myself, and hopefully help others in some small way. Sometimes we have to treat this journey called life like a puzzle, fitting in one small piece at a time, until it comes together.
The truth is, we are never going to be there, we are never going to feel completely satisfied here on earth. If we don’t learn where true contentment comes from, and start enjoying the moment and the journey we are on, we will constantly struggle with that not enough mentality.
On any given day, I have at least 5 great ideas before my feet hit the floor in the morning. My brain gears are constantly turning, and they slow down for nothing. My problem lies therein, ideas come to me so quickly sometimes that I can’t grab a hold of them before they fade away into the morning fog, or take a backseat to my desire to run towards the smell wafting from my coffee pot…
It gives you a fresh gust of wind when things seem hopeless, and picks you up when life inevitably knocks you down, countless times. Your Why is your purpose in life, what you strive for. It makes you who you are and makes what you do evident to those around you. Your Why keeps you aiming for the goal. It’s the belief that what you’re doing is bigger than you, and it’s the very legacy that will live on long after you.
Honestly, if you’re going to get anything done in life, you really need to make a strategy. Without a Plan of Action, you’ll be mindlessly moving throughout your day. From the time your feet hit the floor in the morning until your head hits that pillow at night, it will seem to fly by, and looking back you’ll wonder what you actually got done. Friend, you need a sense of accomplishment as motivation to keep going. You need to get your priorities in line and organize your time and life to make the life you want.
Part of me thinks that the doubt is holding me down because I’m meant to do this, and the enemy of my soul does not want to see this succeed. Why would it be easy if it’s worth it? Why would it be worth it if it was easy? Everyone would be doing it, and succeeding. It’s NOT going to be easy. It’s going to be really freaking hard.
Naturally, when I tell people my big dream, they respond with “But, why a school bus? And why do you want to travel? Shouldn’t you wait until the kids are older and you retire (aka are almost too old to hike/explore/enjoy)?” and while I can’t pinpoint the exact attraction or calling, here’s my story, take from it what you will.