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When opportunity comes knocking …

by Monica on February 18, 2010 · 2 comments

… you should freaking answer the door.  Seriously!

I have basically been MIA from the KIV Mommy Blog for an unexpected while (sorry!), but that’s about to change.  You see, an opportunity has knocked at my door and, not only did I answer it, but I let it lift me up and carry me over the threshold.  It felt good.  I can’t help but write about all of this as my creative energy is flowing freely now. 

I was given an opportunity to take a full year off work.  As a single mom, that is huger than huge.  More amazing than anything I could possibly think of.  To take a breather, to get things done, to focus on myself and my son.  And I owe this all to my Mom.  Like a final gift that will keep on giving for many years to come.  This year will change our life forever, you see.  I have a chance to make our life better, to erase some regrets and to pause and inhale my surroundings.  I cannot believe this dream is finally coming true.

I hadn’t planned on taking advantage this opportunity for a few more months, and yet something inside of me took over at the wheel yesterday morning.   Numb, I sat down and wrote a letter to my business partners and shared with them that I needed to follow my heart, that time was of the essence, and that I needed to do it now.  The words flowed freely, and I knew it had to be sent right away without pause.  I clicked send … and waited … blood rushing through my veins.   What was going to happen next, I pondered.

And like a beautiful angel descending in my inbox, last night I received their blessing.   A gift within a gift.

I have an idea of where this year will take us.  I know it will change us forever.  I have so many dreams that will take shape over the course of this year and I am feeling incredibly exhilarated just imagining it.

There is something about the Gift of Time that speaks to me so softly, deeply.  This opportunity is meant for me and I will make the most of it.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Carmen February 18, 2010 at 12:21 pm

So happy for you!

Shannon March 9, 2010 at 6:56 pm

Wow, you are so blessed. What a wonderful gift from your mom. I wish you an amazing year!

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