As I sit in contemplation of my newest TAG’em post, my mind wanders to an old proverb; something about the road to hell being paved with good intentions…
Sounds about right.
You see, TAG’em is a little flower that I planted for myself with the hope that it would grow into a beautiful garden for all to enjoy. In my zeal to nurture and perfect every aspect of my beautiful flower, I neglected to consider the weeds that would inevitably take root, and proceed to choke the life out of it. Those powerful weeds! The harder you try to get rid of them, the more persistent they get. They just won’t go away! As I witness the petals of my flower wither and the leaves drooping, I wonder if this was a good idea after all.
So here I am stuck; spinning my wheels in an ever-widening slick of procrastination, discouragement and fear. Why do I bother? Who cares anyway?
Lucky for me, the feeling is fleeting and I know in my heart that this TAG’em is important. It’s important to me. Important… to… me.
The way I figure it, there are certain things that I owe to the people around me: respect, compassion, understanding and empathy, to name a few. I make a conscious effort to offer these things. Far too often, I neglect to offer the same courtesy to myself. And this is where I get stuck. I believe this is where so many of us get stuck.
My intentions are good. TAG’em is appreciation and choice, and positivity; and when I take the time to offer these things, the reward is always huge. I just don’t lose. So, when you think about it, I have gained so much more than I have lost through the experience. Whether everybody, or anybody else chooses to formally adopt the TAG’em philosophy is secondary. I can only be responsible for me. If there is anything to the law of attraction, positivity will attract more positivity.
- Sometimes we need a few weeds to show us just how beautiful the flower is.
- Sometimes we have to realize that some people like roses and some people like daisies. This is simply a preference; it doesn’t mean that one is better than the other.
- Sometimes when we plant a garden, it takes several seasons to catch on; to take hold and grow.
- Sometimes we have to watch and see what the squirrels will eat before we decide which plants are safe.
- A flower will wither and eventually die, but will leave us endowed with it’s seeds; each one a door to new possibilities.
Nobody ever said that life is easy, because, well, it’s not. Have faith in yourself. Trust in your intentions. Nurture your passions. Laugh, even at yourself. And don’t give up. I believe in you.
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