We may have held a life's dream closely, believing it will never happen to us, the idea is stupid, we're too old now to pursue it, ______ (fill in the blank). We as midlife women can so easily self-censor, for a variety of reason.
But when it comes to pursuing your life's dream, your calling, is very unwise to self-censor. Here are just 5 reasons (there are many more) why it's important to pursue your life's dream.
So often we midlife women put ourselves and our needs on hold while we race to support everyone else. Over time, our dreams get lost. We may not even know who we are.
But if we stop for a moment and attune ourselves to ourselves, we can find those buried hopes and dreams just waiting to burst forth. Here are 5 simple ways you can begin, today, to begin the quest for your dream.
Achieved iconic success at age 51 when she joined the Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1973
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Published her first "Little House on the Prairie" book in 1932 when she was age 65
Achieved real success at age 41 when she published her first book, Entertaining.
Her wedding in 1989 at age 40 was the beginning of her success when she decided she wanted to become a designer, opening her first bridal boutique the following year.
Along with her husband, Tim, when they both turned 42, they gave up their legal careers to write their first restaurant guides. Their company is part of Google now.
At age 40 in 2000, Robin was taking some time off work to be with her children when she and her friend, Antje Danielson, came up with the car-sharing company, Zip Car.
Julia didn’t publish her first cookbook until age 39; then, at age 51, she made her...
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Words of Assurance, Comfort, and Peace
Especially in trying times like these, with the world thrown into turmoil, upending our daily lives, we seek assurance. We seek comfort. And we seek peace. Not from the natural, as the once-reliable no longer is. But from the Supernatural, the Eternal, the True. And such a source of assurance, comfort, and peace is found in God’s holy, eternal, and true Word, the Bible.
So now I will share these truths from God’s Word with you, with the confidence that they will provide you assurance, comfort, and peace.
(All Bible passages are from the New International Version, unless otherwise noted.)
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” (Psalm 46:1-3)
“Jesus Christ is the...
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