I am always on the look out for signs. It’s a game I play. And I take every sign very seriously.
My children often tease me. ”Sometimes, Mom, a cigar is just a cigar.” Not in my world!
Yesterday I got two huge signs. I wanted to know if I was on the right track. And I got confirmation. In neon.
First, came a call from a well-known financial website seeking my involvement. That would’ve been enough confirmation to convince me I’m on target.
But then… are you ready for this?… a major Hollywood production company called ME! They were interested in creating a TV show based on my book; Prince Charming Isn’t Coming. You could’ve knocked me over with a feather!
Look, I know, the chances of anything coming out of either opportunity is slim. As my seasoned agent reminded me about TV-land: “generally, these type of requests go nowhere.”
And you know what? It doesn’t matter. I really mean that. These two signs have shown me something very profound — there’s tremendous value in Surrender, in taking time out for going within. In our “doing” world, Surrender is a pejorative term. When, in truth, surrender is an extremely practical, highly beneficial success strategy.
Those two calls yesterday felt like the Universe was giving me a big high-five, congratulating me for taking time out and assuring me great stuff was on the way!
I’d love to hear from any of you who have benefitted (or not) from taking a retreat.
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