Hello all and welcome to my last post for a while. Since it is Monday, I figured I would tie in a little Motivation Monday for you all (including myself).
There are some big changes coming up in my life, starting with the first change that I will be stepping down from being a pastor and will be transitioning to become the next Executive Director for this amazing non-profit here in the Boston area called Amirah, that houses women who have been sex trafficked in Massachusetts and seeks to a refuge for women on the journey from exploitation to liberation. I am incredibly humbled and excited all at the same time to start up this new venture.
So, that means that I will no longer be “the paleo pastor.” I will still be paleo, but not yet sure what to call myself or this blog for that matter. I also just need to take some time off from this to get acclimated to this new role and the changes that will come with it. So, a hiatus is in order. I want to thank all of you for your support and love while I have done this blog. I have heard from so many of you that you have tried out my recipes and started kicking butt at the gym – that is awesome!!
Since this is Motivation Monday, I want to leave you with this thought. Even when we achieve goals, we have to still continue to make new ones. Even when we have small successes in our journey, we still need to continue to work on the new successes that are needed. Why? Because otherwise we get stagnant and fall into old habits and our trend towards achieving goals and crushing them becomes a slow decline towards what we used to be.
It’s a hard thing to stay disciplined. It is a hard thing to make yourself go work out 3-5 times a week with good workouts that burn calories and build muscle. It is a hard thing to stay disciplined and cook meals at home rather than take the easy road and eat out constantly. But I don’t want to live a life that is easy if it will never satisfy me. I want to be pushed and grow and fail and have to start over and push harder and make goals and crush them and do all of this again and again. This is the life that I want, and it actually starts with me. No one else can make me do these things, I have to.
So, here is to life on hiatus. It will involve a lot of this…
And even more of this…
And that is one thing that won’t be changing.