I have been on at that cross roads many times and expect to many more times. I have no doubt that you will find exactly what you are looking for Linda. Maybe it’s to be a continuous sense of encouragement to people like me and my dogs:-)
You are so welcome Linda. There have been so many times in life when I didn’t get what I so desperately wanted, even trained and was most qualified for. And it was always life’s way of telling me my present course was done and there was something else greater in store for me. I could so see you training service dogs with your passion for animals. You said it best Linda, still do what you love to do while moving on to the next project!!
I am no longer doing my best I am looking for the new road life is offering.
I really like this. I have suffered some kind of medical issue that does not allow me to work with animals the way I always have so I have decidedto find another way to go. Maybe help I training service dogs somehow or something like that . I accepted (with great despair) that I must move on to my next project so to say and still do what I do best. Work with animals.
Thank you Tracy for summing it up in words only you can.!;)))
Great post, Tracey, and I’m sorry to be so late getting to it.
You know, I always wondered why I didn’t like that line, “I’m doing the best I can.” Of course!— it’s just an excuse wearing some sound-good disguise! Can’t believe I missed it, sounds so obvious now…
Loved the 5 basic responses allotted to first-year cadets. Man, what a different world it would be if those were everybody’s only allowed responses, all the time. Funny: just saw a local production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. (Oops, sorry, sounds like animal abuse!) Has that big rant against “mendacity,” i.e., lies, et. al. Simply put: nobody wants to give anybody an honest answer. Sigh.
Yeah, nothing harder than packin’ it in when you realize you’re outta your depth. Takes a lotta wisdom, but mostly, it takes a lot of humility.
Great stuff, as usual— cheers! : )
It is my prayer that you know how much your constant comments, likes and supports have meant to me and the pack. I count you as our most important and passionate fan and friend to animals:-)
It sure is! I like to say it a bunch of experiments. You never know what works until you try:-)
Wow thanks I wish I could believe that I encouraged others. People tell me things like that but low self esteem and other issues ya know. That project is ongoing.
Isn’t life really a bunch of projects? Sort of?
Hi Mark, thank you as always for your analysis. Yep, takes as much wisdom to step down as it does to step up. Plus, humility which always seems to be so scarce:-) I will never forget those five basic responses. Taught us to avoid the disguise wearing excuses, as you so eloquently put it. Thanks for your continued comments and encouragement. Now to get caught up on your blogs! You know I’ve been busy hugging about 800 kids last week:-)