I love giving space in my blog to young writers, and to special people, like my daughters. This is the second post Debbie has done for me. I love it!
I posted a picture of Wonder Woman on Instagram not too long ago. A little toy with an oversized head. She was a birthday present from my family to tell me this is how they see me. I was really touched by this gift (oversized head, and all), not because I think it’s true about me, but because they think it about me…I am their Wonder Woman.
On my Instagram comment I said something about how this is what we were all created to be. I do believe that, but I feel a revision is needed. There is already too much out there putting pressure on women to be perfect in every area. I feel it, too, all day, every day. Perfect body, perfect clothes, perfect house, perfect kids, perfect balance of work and home….too much PERFECT! It’s enough to drive anyone over the edge. And the darn standard keeps changing!
Perfection is not what I’m talking about here. What I believe, down in my soul, is that we are all created for greatness. We all have unique talents and gifts. We have great power to influence the lives of those around us. It probably won’t be with a golden lasso, bulletproof wristbands and super strength (though a girl can dream, can’t she?).Continue Reading