We all have snags in our footwork.
The quintessential stub of the toe —
At the very same place in the sequence —
Every single time we run the pattern.
We keep running it. Keep hitting the snag. Keep thinking —
This time it will be different.
And then —
What, exactly, are we to do with this impediment?
Just keep it? Embrace it? Allow it?
Say, “I mean to do that” and make it cool?
Perhaps, yes —
If it truly cannot be overcome.
How many things truly, truly fit this bill?
I am finding the answer — when it comes to me and my perceived limitations — to be:
I am also finding —
When I have the heart to stub my toe in community —
In the company of people who support the changes I want to make —
People who will watch with care, break down my moves, give me honest feedback and encourage me to try again —
Without thinking, without judging, without expecting perfection —
People who will look me in the eye and say —
“Just be fabulous.”
Well, then —what do you know?
Is there a limitation you want to get past rather than letting it drag you down and hold you back? Are you ready to bring this into community? How will you open yourself up to finding the right community, teacher or coach?
ORIGINALLY POSTED AUG 18, 2011 on everydayahas.com