Living Your Best Life

Is It Too Late?

When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be?

It’s something we as adults ask kids all the time. And for most kids, the response changes numerous times.

Doctor, lawyer, actor, musician, or even garbage collector. It might be to follow in Mom or Dad’s footsteps and pursue that career.

I love Microsoft’s commercial that aired during the Superbowl. That commercial where Katie Sowers, San Francisco’s offensive assistant coach, reads the beginning of a short piece she wrote as a kid: “I hope someday I will be on a real football team.” If you haven’t seen it check it out HERE. It’s a wonderful inspiration to young ladies to follow their dreams.


But let’s go beyond that.

“What do you want to be?” can also focus on our physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

To me these secondary desires are just as important, if not more important, than the career path you are looking to follow.

These are things like

  • I want to BE healthier.
  • I want to BE more patient.
  • I want to BE more independent.

I think, however, that the most important part of this quote is its beginning: “It’s never too late…”

For most of us, it is never to late to

  • pursue a new career.
  • go back to school and complete a degree.
  • learn a new creative skill.
  • learn to be more giving.
  • learn to be more understanding.
  • become healthy.
  • get active.

The list could go on and on.


So let me ask you, what is it that you want to be because it is truly never too late and for most things you are never too old.


I’d like to invite you to join me

for conversation on my front porch. The coffee is hot and the iced tea cold, but the conversation, well the conversation deals with living life, traveling, being creative, and writing the story that is in you. “Conversation over Coffee” is delivered to your email on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. COC contains links to recent articles and tips, tricks, and information to help you live your best life.

So for now, may your coffee be just as you like it, may your treats be sweet, and may life treat you well over the next couple of weeks.

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