Beliefs are a funny thing. They can be so strong that they feel like the absolute truth. But in reality they are changeable and only true for us if we believe in them. They are invisible yet exert their influence on almost everything we think, say or do. Sneaky.
The start of the Katy Perry song, Firework, goes like this, "Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through the wind, wanting to start again?" Heard it on the radio the other day, and it got me thinking about how would I describe my various feelings?
As my daughter hit her final year of high school, I realized I was ready to resume a full time career. I had worked part time for many years as a Speech Language Pathologist, an Educational Consultant and a Classical Dancer and Dance Teacher. Now what?
I love sea otters, and the sea otter and her pup has been my imagery for motherhood since I first saw them at Monterey Bay, CA when I was pregnant with my first child. Filled with these idyllic images in my mind, I was completely unprepared for what was to come.