Today, Adventures Begin

June 13, 2011 at 5:45 AM 5 comments

Many people across the country are waking up this morning and thinking, “It’s another Monday, here we go.”

Not me. I’m thinking, “Okay, it’ actually Monday, the day is here. I can do this. Here we go!”

Today is the day I try something new (aside from the usual new stuff)– I am going to be teaching this week. I also know that I am not the only one starting something new.

There are two sides to starting something new: Side A = Exciting whereas Side B = Terrifying. A lot of people try to stick to Side A (I know, because even I usually try my best to focus on the exciting parts). But honestly, I’ve let myself become aware of Side B. I know that it’s a little scary, things may not work out perfectly. It’s going to be different. I’m going to give my all (that is always frightening, no matter what). I might end up not having everything I need.

But if I choose to love, if I do my best and go all in, those kids in there will have so much fun.

If I remember to love before fear, or in this case love in spite of fear, the people around me will feel it resonate. It will buzz through every room I enter, every hallway I pass through, every hug that I give. I love to hug people.

Whatever your adventures might be today, remember to love, love, love, LOVE, love and everything else will fall into place.

Happy Adventures,
Burkie

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Grace Jones  |  June 13, 2011 at 7:22 AM

    I can’t wait to hear how it goes. You will do awesome becuz you love what your teaching!!!! Proud of you, girl!!

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  • 2. Candee Basford  |  June 13, 2011 at 4:52 PM

    I’m smiling. Both of us started new journey’s today. It was….okay. I think I’ll go back tomorrow.

    How about you?

    Reply
    • 3. Heather  |  June 14, 2011 at 11:34 AM

      I am definitely glad that I have been given this opportunity. I will be going back Thursday, and I can’t WAIT!

      Reply
      • 4. MaryJean  |  June 15, 2011 at 1:38 PM

        I love that journal page of the dancing faries. I am lucky to have a piece of your art.
        Pennyquilter

      • 5. Heather  |  June 15, 2011 at 4:51 PM

        I am so glad I was finally able to mail it to you! 😀

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