Pride, experience, and reason can sometimes be noisy and overpowering and impact our thinking about opportunities-especially when they are connected to our dreams, wishes, and desires…especially if it takes us out of our comfort zone.
The how, what, and when of a message is critical to its delivery, understanding, and intent. I recall hearing as a child, “sticks and stone may break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” While completely untrue, I think adults may have said that to teach young people how to cope with the hurt words can cause.
What does serve, service and serving mean to you? Over the years, when I’ve had days where I felt sad or down, people have told me to give what I feel I’m lacking, i.e., give love, support, charity, etc.