This is my son's version of "put away"...blocks, trains, and pens thrown into a heap on top of my file box. I suppose if moving toys from various locations and lumping them into one cohesive pile counts, then he's on the right track.
I've been in a season of learning myself. Lots of growth both personally and professionally. Some pieces have felt like "mistakes" or "failures," but I refuse to label them that. Rather, I am calling them growth and experience and knowledge. Because he's learning about life and how things work, I would never look at my son's attempt to clean up as a failure.
So why are we so hard on ourselves as adults? We are all still learning about life and how things work! Why do we think that unless we can achieve perfection on the first try, it's not worth trying at all. When did we get so afraid of trying?
I turned 30 this week and I can honestly say I am looking forward to this decade. The older I get, the more I feel like I'm becoming me. And I'm accepting that 'me' is a pretty good person to be!
If you are participating in this year's Project 52, leave me a comment and let me know...I'd love to link up with you!