Everyone has a word path. One word leads to another.
My goal is to present three to five words or three to five lines.
I may go to seven words or seven lines but probably not often, only if needed.
I plan to work the Word Paths out artistically and process them to share with you here.
There we were having our morning conversation today as usual, during breakfast making, lunch packing and news listening when a Word Path emerged. My son and I were talking about homework. He thought I was so lucky that I could make art to fulfill my e-course assignments. He has been a witness to all my e-course work lately. In some classes, assignments have been to produce artwork and in others, art was used as an alternate vehicle of expression for written work. We stumbled into a conversation about weakness. The phrase, "What are your weaknesses?", you know the one! The one we hear either at job interviews, in some life coaching class or in your head when soul searching. I am not a fan of this word nor a fan when asked the question. I explained to my son that a weakness is more of a challenge. The word "weakness" comes across as if you are less than in some way.
So I said he should look at something he is not good at as something he can overcome or improve upon. "Oh, of course mom, there are no weaknesses, only opportunities for strength". I love him!
He so gets it.
We can all have opportunities in failure, in disappointment, and in fear.
So then, all we face is opportunity in life! How great is that!
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Happy Weekend • Find Opportunity • Enjoy the Language of Words
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