First Blog Post Ever... "Lean into the Dream"
Hi my name is Amanda, I am the Founder of Together We Made. Wow! Just saying that out loud still amazes me. Like many of you who are reading this, my story does not equal my current destination. Let me be more specific. What I mean by “current destination” is who I want become and my story is who I used to be.
For you there might be is something stirring deep inside you that you want to bring to the world, but it doesn’t match your background, education and more importantly finances. That was my story--I should be more literal, that IS my story! I have been working on my current destination for one year and finally some of pieces are beginning to fall in place.
You know what I say to the woman with a dream? I say lean into the dream. I was watching Oprah’s Speech at the 2016 Essence Music Festival on YouTube and she spoke about, "leaning into the dream". She posed a question to the audience and asked, "What are you resisting? What are you pushing against? What are you blocking? What are you not allowing? Because you have this idea of who you are supposed to be?" So Deep! When I heard that I had to take moment and think. What undesirable narrative have I put on myself? Why should my past define my destiny? My past does not define me, I define me. Every step that I take to my destination is rewrites the story of myself. So I pose the same question to you ladies, creatives, and super achievers. What potential are you blocking, because of the limitations you believe about yourself? I dare readers of this blog to step out and redefine themselves and lean into the dream.
Together We Made is my dream, and through this blog I will be sharing my journey and step-by-step as it comes to life.
Heads up, I'm kinda deep, so forgive me when I get on my soap box.
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