Today I had a great talk with an amazing biz friend, about business, life and pretty much everything under the sun.
We’ve both been around the block a time or two and have run businesses for a long time. We totally had a collective moment of sighs and “man…it never truly gets easier does it?!” (cue WAHHHS! haha!)
But it’s true. We’ll always have friends that give us headaches. Tech issues that drive us to day drink (and by day drink I mean more coffee than is humanly normal, because I never keep booze in the house, I’m just too lazy! #truestory) and lets not mentioned business or husbands y’all…buy me a sangria first! 😉 Kidding!!
Yet, it’s all so true! Technology is here to stay, and probably even more glitchy than ever. We’re SO tied to it, and that’s not a bad thing usually, but it can be. And it makes things tougher sometimes.
Marriage is THE never ending story, both good and bad and sometimes downright UGLY! (Many of you can testify to this! lol) Again, not fun to talk about, but very true. It’s genuinely something I wouldn’t trade for the world! Hands down. However, it never really gets “easier”, with time hopefully we get wiser and a tiny bit deaf perhaps! 😉
Better means wiser, deeper, sweeter, messier. Richer even. Easier means skimming the surface…who wants surface stuff?! Better beats easier in my opinion!
The same goes with other relationships. And businesses. And owning a home, or working a job(s). Having pets. The whole 9 yards y’all!
Everything will be up, but it will also be down at times. If we look around, we can certainly find some things that at the very least make us bummed out, possibly even teary or downright angry. But at the same time, if we look, and I mean really LOOK around, we can find things we’ve previously prayed in absolute tears over! (Most of us have done that for husbands and kids, and often for businesses as well, or homes, etc.) If we really look, we can find things that are downright blessings, and many are better than we imagined they would be!
You get what I’m saying love…I know you do! You’re a smart & tough cookie. 🙂
It will always be up and down. Good and bad (and sometimes ugly, like currently my hair needs to be trimmed badly and my eyebrows need to be waxed something FIERCE! But it’s real life, that’s how it is!)
Do not give up on your calling because of this up & down roller coaster life stuff. It’s just how it is, but it also gives us the best views of this lovely little life we GET to live!
I repeat: DO not give up on your callings! Keep going, keep doing! With passion and as much love as you can muster each day. Your loved ones will appreciate it at some point or another. You will succeed in business, you really will.
Just remember, even with the roller coaster, you still need to be consistent, even when it’s extra bumpy! That’s what brings success and joy in the long run. Trust me, I know this all too well.
When things get bumpy I tend to get lazy, and that always causes longer term issues than I’d like to see. In all areas really.
Maybe it’s a crazy week – empty fridge – cycle of frustration (I hate grocery shopping!) and our hangry selves meet each other in an epic battle (haha!).
Maybe it’s feeling bleh for a zillion and one reasons, slacking on work, lack of movement in my community that means I’ve touched less lives and helped less people follow their callings and build awesome businesses, which SUCKS and stings. It also very really means lack of moola for the next month, which means more grumpiness! Cycles. Again. See what I mean here?
Ups & downs, cycles, all that are a part of life. BUT we can make them better if we want to. If we get proactive. If we DON’T QUIT!
It doesn’t get easier, but it can get better, but it WON’T if you QUIT!
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So keep going & doing love, chase your calling because it matters to you and to thousands of others on the other side of whatever actions that calling means for you!
Being genuinely 1000% transparent with you loves…I am legit super scared of some of the things God has called me to do, like some of these things may grow so big and scary and out of my control I suddenly become an introvert when thinking about them (and I am normally SO not introverted…in case you can’t already tell by my insane love of exclamation points! ;)) BUT God…but it’s his loving thought towards me (God’s will literally is translated to his loving thoughts) so I’m jumping in deep. I’m running & chasing and your damn right holding my feet to this lovely fire (even though the fireplace in my office is electric…but STILL, it’s kinda hot! haha!)
You get what I’m saying, no it never gets easier. It’s never really over. We’re always on this journey until we die, we don’t magically get off the roller coaster at 65 when we retire and get rainbows and butterflies in our glory days…nope sweetheart, still a journey. It still doesn’t get easy, but it gets good y’all! Really good! Honestly better than we can imagine, even though sometimes it makes me want to hurl…it’s 1000% worth it. So Go & DO my loves, today and every day.
Make this never easy, but always worth it, never ending story COUNT!
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with love & blessings,