“Oh, no! Did I finish too early? Is there a whole other verse?!” We looked at each other for what seemed an eternity, trying to communicate silently with our eyes, knowing that every single eye in that 100+ peopled room was staring directly at us.
“When I listened to podcasts about moms or women, I found that I craved a deep connection to their story. If the episode was too fluffy or surface-base my mind would immediately tune out and I would need to switch to something else. I found myself rolling my eyes, saying “Yeah, right. Why are you pretending that that’s what your life actually looks like?” In my moment of deep feeling I craved deep connection.”
“When I give myself permission to take a chance even when the outcome is scary or uncertain, I grow. Regardless of the outcome, I learn and I grow and the next time I need to take that step, it's easier. That's what's been awesome about my little journey so far. Each imperfect step has become easier to take than the one before because I have learned through experience that I am still here.”