This weekend I was with my kids at the playground. I was doing my typical parenting style of being overprotective and worrying. My son, who is 2 and a half, managed to work his way up the stairs and steps to the third tier of the playground slide. I gave my usual encouragement that was couched in overcoming my own concerns.
It reminded me of an expression – that it mountains only look high from the bottom. When Henry was up on highest level, it wasn’t high to him. He was just having fun and enjoying his surroundings. When you are trying to make a brave and bold decision, some folks from the ground might be concerned. They will probably think that you are too far up and way outside of their comfort zone. That is ok. It isn’t high for those of you who are up doing great things. Hang in there and take a friend up there with you so that they can see what you are seeing.