(PRWEB) January 7, 2005
As I look back on my life, it seems to me that often, I have taken the hardest road to get where I was going, not once, but many times. I, for whatever reason kept refusing to change a bad habit I had of picking up strays, broken folks who needed a hand. To make matters worse, it only got more difficult for me, next time round. (I donÂt imagine IÂm alone here.) The value then of telling any part of my story is that it gives me the ability to step back and see how I managed to get myself into the same mess time after time and to realize what it took for me to finally Âget itÂ and move on.
We canÂt always write these stories right away because the situations that bring about these ÂahaÂ moments can create such havoc and crisis in our lives. It can take many years and much processing to come to terms with what happened and to then find meaning among the memory debris.
Just recently I wrote such a story. It took me eighteen years to be able to do that and as I wrote, I experienced a deluge of long-forgotten memories. My story is about chaos, stress, relationships, truth, integrity and courage. It is a story that taught me more about life than I ever imagined I might want to know. Even now I sometimes wonder whether it happenedÂ but it did, it definitely did. As I go over the story I realize with the 20/20 vision of my present vantage point, that I am truly the wiser for the experience for I realize that the wisdom I gleaned from this story, was to help me through some very rocky times over the next years of my life.
And the Essential wisdomÂ
Do you have an old story that lies deep within youÂ a story you have never been able to lay to rest? Oftentimes these stories have so much baggage attached to them that the weight overwhelms. That burden of grief, or anger, or rage or sadness you carry, stops you from being able to live your life fully.
At this time, when you look to the promise of a brand New Year, why not give yourself the gift of peace and forgiveness. Lay to rest, some segment of your life that wants to be healed. Make space for the new that is coming, Witness to My Future http://www.worldofwork.com/community/article.shtml is my story about a part of my life. Read it and know how meaningful it has been to bring this saga of my life to closure.
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