The Breakthrough Has Begun.
I used to be so afraid of experiencing seasons of difficulty. I think that's a pretty common mindset because hard times are, well, hard. Frankly, being a human being can be downright painful at times. However, what I'm learning as I lean more deeply into my current stage of life, is that adversity really does create strength. In the last few months, I've managed to tap into a reservoir of resilience I didn't know I had...and that feels amazing! Instead of shutting my eyes and cowering in the corner, I am walking through this valley, looking squarely at my circumstances, and saying, "Okay, this is the truth of my past and present. Now, what?"
No more denial.
No more sugarcoating.
No more acquiescing.
In my 33 years on the planet, I've never asserted myself in this manner before. The breakthrough I've always wanted has officially begun.