I’d finally stop running and rebelling from the one person that was with me and carried me through all those hard times in my life.
It’s not easy but it is possible. You are the one on this journey, no one else, so don’t let people tell you what to do or influence you to do something different than what you know to be true for you.
At the beginning it seemed impossible to get my head wrapped around that notion. How could surrender ever bring victory?
Life was this constant race, either I was running, or being chased — always on the go. I couldn’t sit still, I couldn’t stop. I needed alcohol to fuel myself; the more I burned, the more I needed.
I guess you could say that among that pile of garbage was a gem even I couldn’t see.
Humility has taught me how to put my pride and ego aside — most importantly, it has taught me how to ask for help… how to learn to listen, and listen to learn.
It’s the good, bad and ugly all wrapped up in one. It would say…”Hey! I went through a mountain range of shit and survived and you can too”.
To see wild animals in their element is breathtaking, and sparks a kind of craving that wants you coming back for more
The list of things I’ve lost is long, yet when I’ve lost things I’ve always gained a whole new appreciation for them.
I’m willing to be vulnerable and talk about the things rarely ever talked about, so we can come together.