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Just put one foot on the ground…

Posted by Mimi Meredith at Thursday, December 8th, 2011 10:40 am

When I was a teenager, I had a really hard time getting up in the morning. It was especially challenging in the wintertime, when the Southeastern Montana cold crept in across my floor.

My mother would come to my door (likely for the third or fourth time) and say,

"Darlin' girl, just put one foot on the ground."

Her assumption was that the rest of me would follow the progress of my right foot.

And she was right. I just had to remember how to get started.

So whatever you're doing today--risk just stepping out.

Whether you lead with your left or right is up to you, but once you find that there is solid ground beneath that foot, momentum will build.

Some days, our boldest move may seem to be getting out of bed. Other times, maybe we'll be bold enough to pursue a new career, a new relationship or just to rock our convictions with a bold new act of forgiveness.

Here's to sticking your foot out. Your neck will follow. Goodness will grow.


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