I woke up this morning super early. Why? I guess sleeping in on Sunday is not an option. 3 AM came and poof! Eyes wide open. I snuggle into my pillows and pull my quilt up under my chin. I am so grateful for my bed, for our home, for work. It's been a hell of a ride but we are getting there and this morning is a reminder of how hard work eventually pays off.Today is special for many reasons but mostly because we are just in a state of gratitude. I bundle myself deeper into my bedding and one foot pops out. I am at a perfect temperature. Its fall here, the sun rises around 7:30 now and goes down at about 4:30. The birds are chirping their wake up songs and I am smiling.
THIS is what I want!
I am super excited as I just submitted my Article to a Smart Healthy Women's Magazine to publish in November. The Topic is on Gratitude, a subject I am very fond of. I crawled reluctantly out of my very comfortable bed to finished writing my chapter in a new book I will co-author on "Energy Healing". Another subject in which I am well versed. I have a pile of invites to respond to for Radio/TV Interviews sharing my story. I am feeling very blessed right now. I am feeling like all the hard work and sacrifices have finally sparked more interest. I do feel that it would not have been possible if it wasn't for you. My readers. Thank you for helping me share my story internationally.
Obstacles are there to test you. Obstacles what to know how bad you want something. Fear is there cheering all those obstacles on. Self Doubt, who is the best Friend of Fear, stands on the sideline, timidly whispering at you how you simply "can not". Yes, I love learning and I am getting better at overcoming my obstacles. I am getting better at not allowing people to interfere with my goals. I know that I will be hit with more challenges. I know that I need to be gentle with myself as those obstacles will test my resolve. They will test me until I learn.
Boy, am I learning.
Chloe is doing rather well. She is one of two youth artists at the Venice Chalk Festival. She won the 2nd place in the Lung Cancer Poster Competition AND we will know if she won Districts AGAIN the first week of January. I am so proud of her and I know that with her continued successes, she will have a very bright future. She is paving the way for other young artists to excel and I couldn't be more proud. She is a superstar! Ok, Ok. I am her biggest fan.
Chloe and I are headed out today as its #sundayfunday and who knows what we will get into. We are grateful to be getting back on our feet. We are grateful to be apart of an amazing community and we are grateful that we are safe. Unfortunately, that means today's post will be short. Tune in to the radio shows and don't forget to buy the latest book!
Until Next time..................
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