Thought of the Day – Taking the Dare – May 1 2017

Thought of the Day – Taking the Dare – May 1 2017

Thought of the Day for May 1 – I Dare You!

I got busy this week – doing things that were a little outside my comfort zone and that were a little bit daring. Not so daring or outrageous that my mom would have been shocked (although hearing that shocked tone in her voice – especially as she said my full name – was always priceless).

These actions push me closer to where I want to be.

It started in a meeting with my mastermind group. The ladies have been encouraging with me during this journey and I like the challenge they provide. Last time we met, I was my typically rainbows and lollipops self – everything in my life was just great.

And it is. I have an amazing husband that works himself silly providing for the family and taking care of his dad. I have children that like me and that love (and sometimes both on the same day) that are pursuing their own goals and dreams with a focus – most of the time – on what God wants them to do.

Things are amazing in my life.

The ladies challenged me by making me think if I was where I wanted to be instead of if I was happy about how things were.

Taking the Dare

My natural lean is to the positive. My husband might even tell you that I have fallen straight off the cliff of positivity and am dragging you all with me. So when someone asks me how things are going, I am truthful when I say “blessed.” I am too busy seeing the positives to notice the negatives.

“Are you satisfied with the way things are right now?”

This question prompted a different response and different follow-up actions. It seemed to stir up the determination that I know exists but that was never ignited before. It was almost like hearing “I dare you.”

And so I dared.



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Kathryn Lang

#Hope builder. #Dream inspirer. Master of “it’s all about #relationships.” Aficionado of inappropriate laughter, Kathryn Lang believe we can all fly and works to help others find the time to make their dreams come true. She shares with people that are trying to walk the tightrope of family, work, and faith – and keep them all in the right balance. Contact Kathryn today to speak or teach at your next event.

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