Friday, January 29, 2010

This Year's Word

Last year I tried something new, and liked it. So I will give it another whirl.


My word is COURAGE.
---noun---
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.


All too often I find myself secretly envying the woman who can do it all. You know...the one with the clean house, healthy meal on the table, rockin body, well behaved kids, super chic style, nails always painted, smile on her face, perfect person. And because of that woman I have felt lost in unrealistic expectations.

But not this year, this year is different. I am gonna be the perfectly imperfect me! I'm gonna do things my way, because I want to and I need to. I'm gonna have the courage to be stronger than my own fear. To shut those stupid insecurities out of my life. To be me. And that is perfect.

In college my mom framed the following quote for me:
Courage
doesn't always roar-
sometimes courage is
the quiet voice at
the end of the day
saying,
"i will try
again
tomorrow".
Maryanne Radmacher

And that's exactly what I'm gonna do.

Today. Tomorrow. And the next day.

5 comments:

Amber said...

I hope you know I look up to you...
and miss your sweet smile!

Amber said...

p.s.
I am stealing your quote for my kids blog...

suds2004 said...

What a great idea, I'm glad I found your blog!

Rindee

CANADIAN AMERICAN FAMILY said...

I have NO courage today!

Cara Fish said...

I love you. I think you're pretty great.