People don’t show up when you launch.
They show up when they’re ready.
Such a simple concept, and yet… hard to come to terms with.
Or. Rather. Hard to disassociate between me doing my work, and you showing up when –and more importantly!– if my work is for you.
This is what generosity is.
What invitations are.
Me doing my work, putting it out there, telling the world, by all means, but not shoving it down anyone’s throat, not playing dirty. Generously sharing, shipping, showing up. Reaching out a hand, with a personal invitation
(this, for me! My achilles heal. Still. And I need to stop saying that.
Let me rephrase: This has been my achilles heal. But. It. Is. No. More.
Today I exult in sending out personal invites; hammering it home… No. That’s not very generous to me, is it? Putting away my hammer, and instead, giving myself a high five for each personal invite I extend, for each generous act of mine, for all the ways I show up. For me. For you.)
…that truly is an open, honest, no-strings-attached-invitation, where a No is as welcome as a Yes.
And how inviting others into my world, my creations, is, truly, generous, and that there’s no way for me to know when you’re ready, so the best thing I can do is keep on creating, keep on shipping and sharing, keep on inviting.
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Such a relief when you change perspectives the way you do. From lack and want to generosity and abundance. Space for growth and expansion instead of narrow, cramping airways.
Well Helena, what a beautiful #tankespjärn, turning things upside down, seeing something new… and I learn from reading you, listening to you… and listening into me.