You wake up one morning and you can't breathe. You get out of bed, you get dressed, eat breakfast, drive to work, give away 8 hours, drive home, then go to bed, only to repeat this cycle all over again.
So, let's get a little personal for a second. Far back as I can remember, I can pull a silver lining from every "negative" life event I have ever dealt with. I won't bore you with my whole life story, what I will do, is give you my top 5 events, with the hopes it will help you find silver linings in your own struggles.
I am a afraid of heights. Seriously, they literally scare the breath out of me. My hands sweat, my body tingles, and the world starts to spin (aka the last thing you want to happen while you're high above the ground). So of course, I did what any rational human with an irrational fear would do: I started rock climbing.
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That hanger was a bright moment in my dark childhood and it was all because of Prince. Real or not I have always been grateful to him for giving it to me.
Today I sat and watched ants hurrying along in a bed of gravel. WAIT...don't leave...keep reading, I promise I have a point.
What will you let speak to you?