Heart Castle Adventure Reminds me of when our daughter (now mommy to our four grand-daughters) was a preschooler and we drove from our home in Bakersfield, CA to the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA. After boarding the bus with other tourists, we drove up the winding drive, past all the trees and animals to the massive “house” on the hill.
We saw swimming pools where movie stars and newspaper tycoons splashed; we walked through portions of the 90,800 square feet filled with expensive furniture and exquisite artwork. We heard stories of opulent parties. We did NOT see all 41 fireplaces, 61 bathrooms, and 56 bedrooms.
Guess everyone felt exhausted as we drove back down the hill, because silence filled the bus. Until our tired 3 year-old suddenly stood up on the seat, turned to face the crowd and announced, “WELL, BACK TO REALITY!” Of course, we all cracked up.
Your 2010 Reality & Privilege What’s your reality as you enter 2010? What is good about your life? What concerns you about where you are? And what is missing?
Whatever your answers to these questions, be encouraged. Because:
- You have the privilege to optimize what is good.
- Your concerns are an opportunity to identify focus for growth.
- Your felt “lacks” are an opportunity to make decisions that fill the void.