“Letting go of the past means that you can enjoy the dream that is happening right now.”
- Don Miguel Ruiz
I grew up on a small cattle farm in the very small farming town of Savannah, Missouri with my grandfather and great grandparents.
My great grandmother used to sit outside on the back porch and string green beans or peel apples when the weather was mild, a worn dish towel over her knee and an ancient paring knife moving with practiced ease. As a very small child I would often sit with her, watching, and sometimes we would talk.
One evening we shared a conversation that would come to influence me for the rest of my life, though I didn’t realize it at the time.