1-2-3 Jump!

Why is it that sometimes it takes hearing the same familiar words over and over for us to take action? For the words to suddenly resonate and hit us with more meaning than ever before? This happened to me recently on my first sailing experience. While the sailing is a whole different blog and experience, and one I elaborate on more in later blogs, I want to focus on those few words.

“At the end of the day are you going to be glad you did or didn’t?”

These were the words my friend Mike said to me to get me to jump off our 43’ sailboat and into Lake Superior. He dove in with anticipated eagerness and treaded water while encouraging me to dive in. “Come on, Shari! One, two, three!” Continue reading