Yes. But I am tired. Yes. But I want to rest. Yes. But I would much rather [insert distraction here]. Yes. But it will be hard. Yes. But I may fail. Yes. But people may laugh at me. Yes. But I am afraid. Yes….
We need anchors. Connections to something real. Reminders of who we are. Solid tethers to what is true. Storms come. Physically, emotionally, relationally, spiritually… Some storms are generated by our insecurity. Other storms are the result of another’s activity. Some storms just seem to come without…
We get a quick note on the weekend. “Sorry to bug you about work on a weekend, but I need…” Or a text late at night. “Hey, sorry, I know it is late, but can you send along…” And there was an email early in the morning….
We get jobs. We work in a particular field. We move on, either by our choice or others. We are faced with a choice. We can follow the logical path. Stay in or close to our field. Connect with our network. Find something similar….