Every day. “EVERY DAY” we have opportunities to create the world in which we tell our Facebook feed we so desperately desire. Every day.
Love is TRULY not a feeling, it is an action. In all that we do we must set the example that we want the world to follow.
Around this time last year I stood up in 41 degree heat and delivered my story of anxiety and depression to an audience of ~100 at a Lions Club District Convention. It was a special event and I could see the impact I was having in the eyes of the audience. Or rather the little wells beneath them.
Every event that I’ve spoken at over the last two and a bit years holds a special significance. I remember talking to the principal of one school before a presentation on the Gold Coast last year and learning of girls as young as eleven already self-harming. Or another occasion at a Men’s Shed event where I listened to stories of elderly retired men so lost and lonely that they were now just ‘waiting until the day they died’.
Sometimes I stop and wonder what my uncles might have taught me had I…
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