As such a thoughtful part of her gift for my birthday, my friend Jennifer gave me this incredible little book called, “Grit & Grace” – uncommon wisdom for inspiring leaders designed to make you think. Not only is the book aesthetically pretty, it’s full of beautiful words, the hard-won wisdom and stories, of ninety women with trailblazing careers fueled by purpose and passion.
In simply opening the gift, I felt known and loved.
If you know me personally, you know I’m hard to buy gifts for. Gifts are genuinely not my thing. I’m a quality time and physical touch girl, all the way. Come sit with me on the couch in jammies. Road trip with me on an unplanned exploration. Create time and space to just “be” together without anyone needing anything from me. . . that is totally my jam. And it’s obviously, not an easy gift to give.
But this little gift surprised …