Giving Up on Me…

IMG_6039-2 copyFor a couple of weeks… I’ve had a song going through my mind… it was there when I went to bed at night… and still going when I got up in the morning… and even during those pit stops in between… it was there at work… it was everywhere…

Now… for years… I’ve gotten messages from songs… so of course I contemplated the meaning for me… Say Something… I’m Giving Up on You

It was strange… it didn’t fit… I’m not in a relationship… there was no one to give up on… and no one to give up on me…

Bertha… let me contemplate it for a bit… before she told me… she was the one singing… I was the one who needed to say something… who needed to write again…

And… it’s true… I do need to write again… I’ve taken a couple of months off… after feeling too many demands on my life… most of them self-imposed… but… it is time to get my fingers back on the keyboard again…

Interestingly… it wasn’t easy… there were so many excuses not to… invalid reasons… to keep my words bottled inside… but… Bertha… reminds me… reminds you… that when I block my passion… I block my soul… I can’t grow… and I can’t soar

I wonder… now that I’ve written this… if she will quit singing… and… I hope she won’t… the song is hauntingly beautiful… and just a reminder… not to give up on me…

Jane…

Doing It All…Not!

Do It All TodayToday’s Berthaism: You don’t have to do it all today!

I know Bertha’s whisper-shouting this one to me today…I’m just starting a major project…it should take 8 weeks…I’m on day 2 and I’m feeling overwhelmed. I’m not sure about you…but when I’m overwhelmed…I tend to procrastinate.

So today’s message reminds…me…us…that we don’t have to look at the big picture all the time…just look at the next piece in front of us…do that task…then tackle the next one.

LOL…she just added to it…You don’t have to do it all today…but you do have to do something!

Well…guess I’m off to take action…even a small one.

Jane…

I would love to hear how you take action when you’re feeling overwhelmed.