I read The Pebble in the Shoe…5 Steps to a Simple and Confident Life, by Jim Fannin. This is a book about what is holding us back to be the best we can be. Jim not only helps you to understand the problem, he offers you 5 simple, but powerful, tools to correct it.
I want to share a wonderful excerpt from the book with you.The Pebble In The Shoe
What’s your pebble?
Everyone has had a pebble in his or her shoe. You may have one or two now. It’s the small, nagging thoughts that eventually weigh you down. Some pebbles have been hidden, undetected for years. Others push, prod, and make their presence felt every day.
Each pebble intrudes into the lives of the unsuspecting. At different times in life the pebbles arrive. Although they are small and mostly undetected, they represent many unresolved thoughts, images and experiences.
Some are pebbles of doubt. They form a single thought that occurred years, months or weeks before.
Some pebbles are lodged only in your business shoes.
Some reside in your house slippers that you tuck under your bed.
Some pebbles find their way into your golf shoes while others form in the shoes worn while you parent.
Unfortunately, some pebbles travel in all your shoes regardless of where you walk or run.
Some pebbles are of fear.
Others are created from guilt, rejection or shame. Maybe not today, but they eventually arrive unannounced and usually at the most inappropriate time.What challenges do they present?
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