Sometimes an unexpected and spontaneous “initiation” to the next stage of life looks…well…pretty ugly. Particularly when that’s not the name you are able to give it in the moment. Nevertheless, take time to breathe, grieve, pause, allow, and be curious. It’s possible that that another part of the you that seeks to be known and loved, is struggling to arrive. Make space for it.
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. CYNTHIA OCCELLI
A sacred illness is one that educates us and alters us from the inside out, provides experiences and knowledge that we could not possible achieve in any other way. DEENA METZGER
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive. HOWARD THURMAN
During your third chapter years, or at any time that these questions resonate with you: What do you need to learn? What do you wish to let go of? What makes you come most alive? And, will you dare to explore that?