I was heartbroken when I learned that my friend Jane’s 90-year old mom was in hospice. I’d had the pleasure of spending a few days with Ruth at her home in Florida a few years back and I was touched by her zest for life, her humor and her overall kindness. Jane shared with her community that she’d be honoring her mom’s request to slow down and would be taking a sacred sabbatical. There would be no weekly emails or offerings. Instead she’d focus on her own rest and rejuvenation.
During our conversation Jane shared that it was her choice, made over 14 years ago, to stop playing small that set her up to take the time off she needed to grieve, heal and rejuvenate.
As Jane shared her story, I felt full body chills as her words about stepping out and playing bigger hit home. I’ve been hiding, keeping my work and message hidden.
And, in honor of Ruth’s beautiful memory, I’m making a similar choice to stop playing small.
Please listen to Jane’s words, see how they impact you, and what they inspire you to do for yourself.
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