I turned 40 in September… It used to be that 40 or even 30 felt so far away and the thought of what people call a midlife crisis was the farthest away from my mind.
I tend to be a person of polar oposites, either/or, black and white. But this past couple weeks have helped put things and years in perspective. It started with the quote below and with a conversation I had with a friend.
“You never conquer the mountain, You only conquer yourself.” — Jim Whitaker
It has taken me years to finally accept this. It’s a similar thought to the serenity prayer, particularly the wisdom about knowing the difference between what you can change and what you can not.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end. Now more than ever
Life happens when you're looking the other way
Every end is a new beginning... again
Dates that define me
This is my first sketch! I'm writing this in class. Shhhhh, don't tell.
reconnections, sad news, missed trains and getting a piece of my life back… interesting morning today
Angular, Coffee, Music... Shaping to be an interesting Sunday
Now back to the holding pattern where you wonder if your best s good enough... and hope it is