Category: reflections

don’t fit in

don’t fit in

Someone shared this quote yesterday on Facebook – not to me specifically, but it sure felt for me specifically: You CANNOT lead what you fit in with! Leaders always stand out from the crowd! – T.D. Jakes I have spent much of life trying to do the opposite. Whether by begging my parents for Velcro shoes in 2nd grade, or an I.O.U. sweatshirt in junior high, or to drive to school my senior year, or to live with my boyfriend when I was just 19, I was always attempting to do things that were 1) Not important, 2) Not accessible to me, 3) Not in line with the values/priorities I was being taught to keep. I’d like to say that …

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