The Heart of the Matter
Have you ever felt that you’re on a hamster wheel some days?
Stubbornness is not one of my most endearing traits. At times, I have been able to hang on to that hamster wheel like my life depended on it.
It’s amazing how quickly a few negative thoughts about what I’m challenged with in my life can turn into a negative unending spiral. And down I go – hanging on to that stupid hamster wheel.
The only thing that got me off the darn thing was getting desperate and saying “ENOUGH!!”
As soon as I did that, it created an opportunity. I had a CHOICE!
And when I realized that I could choose to not be a hamster, I fell off the wheel. And immediately my memory was flooded with all of the tools that I already have at my fingertips to blast that wheel into smithereens!!
Several years ago, my youngest sister was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer. She was given three to five years to live.
Well, I jumped on to that hamster wheel in a big way at first! I was really angry that this had happened to her. Eventually, I realized that the hamster wheel was really all about me.
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