The Power of Perspective. This month is my five year anniversary from breast cancer. Certainly an experience I never prepared for, expected, or initially welcomed. At the moment of the diagnosis I had a very clear choice since either way this “cancer thing” was happening. I could shrink back and move into a mode of anger, resentment and denial or, I could stand tall, recognize the unknown opportunities that lay ahead and choose to be grateful for all that I did have. I chose
Many times inspiration comes at the most peculiar times… I was mowing our pasture today and love the straight lines of the tractor carefully arching over the hills in an organized way. As I looked at my work I noticed my efforts were unsuccessful. I saw random jigs and jags throughout the otherwise straight lines. Despite loving the conformity and predictability of process and following protocol, I was unconsciously choosing beauty and immediate satisfaction over the “rules”.