Thursday, June 6, 2013

The Daily Struggle

I am telling you right now, I do not want to go to class today! I don't even want to take a shower right now. It has nothing to do with the class itself - in fact I love the topic. Rather, it has everything to do with feeling exhausted and the gravity of my bed tugging at me.

But I must go to school. It is not that missing a day would set me back academically, so much as it is about what the late Stephen Covey called "exercising integrity in the moment of choice". As I struggle against the weight of the Vortex, I must keep the commitment I made to myself in order to keep moving in the direction of wellness. 

But why does everything have to feel so heavy?!


Well, I did it! I kept my commitment and it feels good! After signing off, I brushed my teeth and took a shower...

           got dressed...

Serenity Prayer Necklace

{everyone needs a super-hero outfit!}

          and headed to school. 

No really, that was the topic du jour!

And at the end of the day, lesson learned:

1 comment:

Greg Guevara said...

This is a beautiful and inspiring post. Thank you for sharing it.