Isn’t it selfish to want to embrace passion, purpose,and possibilities?
granted long ago.
You were created
for a purpose.
Take up your space, girl!
Weekly emails and Blogposts
“It is a strange gift, this birthright of self. Accepting it turns out to be even more demanding than attempting to become someone else! I have sometimes responded to that demand by ignoring the gift, or hiding it, or fleeing from it, or squandering it – and I think I am not alone.”
~Parker Palmer, author, educator, activist
From the Blog
I planted silk flowers in my garden in my quest for beauty. They don’t fool anyone for long. They look garish and cheap even when the sun shines. When I make a show and water their plastic roots with my polkadot watering can they are still dead. It’s not real...
hope is present in upheaval hope makes itself known hope can’t be shut out covered up quieted the signposts of hope will surprise you and you will find hope in places you don’t anticipate stay expectant watch for it when hope shows up don’t discount it...
Have you noticed that our world requires us to set permissions? In order for something to work for us, we have to to give it the go ahead to work with the other things in our lives so that it can do for us what it is supposed to do. If we don’t set permissions -...
The pieces don’t fit. I want to finish this puzzle so that it makes sense. It’s a mess and there are pieces missing so I am not sure why I keep going. I am losing hope that I will ever see the complete picture. I am missing pieces. I am not where I thought I...
Dappled light highlights the shapes made by the peeling bark on the crepe myrtle trees. I go for a closer look. I am enamored by the light, by the tree. Its cracking, its peeling. I’m in awe of the metamorphosis of such a large specimen. This is how it grows....
“Bethany has an eye for the exquisite in everyday life and her unique writing style shows it. It is at once poetry and prose—an imperfect blend of rhythm and reckless abandon of writing rules that works just perfectly. I predict she could be the Ann Voskamp of her millennial generation. I admire her thoughtful words. She always takes me on a little flight to see the extraordinary that she finds in the ordinary.”
~ Chris Moss, speaker and expert on bringing the generations together
Invite Bethany to Speak at your next event
We are each called to take up our space. One of my favorite things to do is to remind women that they are created on purpose, for a purpose. I’d love to speak to your group to remind them permission to pursue our individual purpose, passion, and possibilities was granted long ago.
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