Are You A Magnet Or The Iron Filings?

Screen Shot 2016-08-22 at 7.50.50 AM When I was a little girl, I found a small black rectangular object near my grandparents cellar door. I didn’t know what it was, but it felt heavy and important. I ran into the house and asked grandma if I could keep it. She held it between her crooked finger tips and said, “You found a magnet!”

She handed it back to me, with permission to keep it, and explained that magnets attract things. She said if I move it around in the dirt very slowly, I could find all kinds of little treasures. I couldn’t imagine what the word “treasures” meant. Did she mean diamonds?

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Your Roots Make A Difference

. Today’s question comes from the site of Wiselike by an anonymous member.

Q: “What are the roots of your findings (about relationships)? Is it from personal experience? Or patterns that you’ve seen?” Anonymous

Dear Anonymous,

I’d like to give you the short version, but I think your question deserves the complete story. I’ve never told my story quite like this before,  but I’ll share it today in full humility because someone needs to hear it.

Our roots make a huge difference, but they don’t define who we are, no matter what our experiences or patterns look like. 

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