“You did what?” this perfect stranger at a swanky party, a beautifully groomed lady with a Beemer and trophy husband. Her eyebrow arched. She stopped mid-sip of her sparkling wine. I could tell she was jealous. I knew she was surprised. Shocked, even. See,
I was always told “people like us” – like me – couldn’t do this!
I didn’t think too much about it at the time, when one of my girlfriends said, “You are so inspiring!” And one of my guy friends said, “God just blesses you more than the rest of us.”
It sounded weird to me. Absurd. But it really is true:
I’ve had an amazing life!
But it wasn’t always this way…