Updated: May 14, 2020
Too often, we affix timeframes and timelines for things that are most times out of our control. The problem with the failure feeling is that we are constantly comparing journeys. Your journey is different, someone wants what you have so badly and feeling like a failure, you are sounding a little ungrateful.
This morning I listened to a clip from Steve Harvey’s radio show and he was basically counting the many times he made it. The bigs times are great but the little milestones are more memorable. So I started talking to myself: Do you remember that time you finished grad school with a 4.0 GPA? Not a big deal for you, but how many people can get into grad school to even finish? Do you remember finishing a book of poetry that is about to hit the shelves? Remember the look on Ruthy and Angelina’s face when you showed them the cover. Those were priceless moments. Some of my little big moments. What are yours?
Little moments matter and we should definitely celebrate those milestones. I call myself a journey traveler. We take little pit stops and we breakdown and we have smooth roads with rainbows and butterflies. It’s how you walk and how you pull through that matters. So, make a promise to yourself, celebrate the small moments. Take time to breathe and remember, it is a journey so enjoy it!