If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path.-—Joseph Campbell

Embracing Vulnerabilities

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Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.     Brené Brown

I chose this is the quote to begin my 64th year.  Happy birthday to me!!!

The beautiful ballerina is my niece:)

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Comments on: "Embracing Vulnerabilities" (18)

  1. Happy Birthday to you!!! May it be full of love and light.

  2. Beautiful picture! I did ballet for 13 years, this makes me miss it!

  3. Reblogged this on Sophia's Voice and commented:
    Happy Birthday! Beautiful quote – I really like Brene’ Brown.

  4. Have a blessed day…and many more…

    Love, hugs and prayers…ME and the Boss

    (from an even older blogger….keep up the good work…
    let’s show the kids that we still have a lot to offer.)

  5. Happy birthday to you from someone who only knows of you through this blog. Thank you for the words of wisdom everyday. I think it’s such a great idea. Naseem

  6. Many happy returns of the day !
    What you said through quote, is what I am striving to do. I can not say that it has been easy so far, with the expectations and aspirations that pull us in different directions. But, yes ! I have been able to be a little more at peace than I was when I was leading the ‘other’ life 🙂

    Thank you so much for the quote 🙂

  7. Reblogged this on The Front foot and commented:
    The essence of what Gandhiji meant when he talked of Truth 🙂

  8. Happy Birthday! May the light of your candles forever shine on your pathway and to the world your inner light. Jay

  9. A very happy birthday to you – many blessings of joy and miracles in the year ahead! A wise, beautiful and powerful quote to support and inspire you for the year, worthy choice. There’s an alternative birthday song we sing to people here…To you we sing, and happiness we bring, to celebrate your birth, an Angel here on earth! You must be a very proud aunt:-)

  10. A wonderful way to begin the next adventure!!!

  11. Great quote and…happy belated birthday!

  12. Lovely quotation, and lovely ballerina! Congrats and happy Birthday, and thanks for visiting stillvoicing!

  13. Happy Bday, I hope it is a year filled with wonder!

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