I also learned that you didn’t come onto this earth as a perfectionist or control freak. You weren’t born a person of cringe and contraction. You were born as energy, as life, made of the same stuff as stars, blossoms, breezes. You learned contraction to survive, but that was then. You have paid through the nose—paid but good. It is now your turn to reap. – Anne Lamott
My daughter can flit and dance along this palm tree limb, as light as air.
I tried it, concentrating on my core. I fell.
“Mom, just have fun!” yelled my daughter.
I laughed, and it carried me across.