We have a group on Facebook for all the ladies who’ve attended one of our GNOs. This past week I shared a quote there about having patience, because we are all “under construction”. The comments the ladies shared there were filled with gratitude for the recognition that none of our lives are picture perfect and feeling less alone with others who acknowledge their under construction moments.
The next day I read this:
“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks. It’s insides come out. And everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.”
~ Cynthia Occelli
It occurred to me that all too often, even though we do understand growth, we fail to see it. We see what looks like destruction, in ourselves and others, and we make judgements. Harsh, mean, life-depleting judgements that make us want to give up, in …