Lie #1 “That’s SOOO uncool!” (What do clown shoes & hushed tones have to do with my dream?)

A couple weeks ago Jon Acuff (New York Times best selling author of “Quitter”, “Stuff Christians Like” and “Start”) tweeted:

“Adventurers wanted. 24 People. Email me your name, address & phone number. I’m deleting this post in 17 hours”

(or something close, shoulda got a screenshot). So I sent him my info and shortly received an e-mail stating I was “in”.  There are over 1,000 people worldwide that are participating in the START experiment and our 24 day adventure starts on Monday, July 15.  Acuff said a machete and passport might be necessary so I got mine ready just in case.

In preparation for this whole ordeal my husband, Harmony, and I listened to Acuff’s book “Start: Punch Fear in the Face. Escape Average. Do work that matters.” while we drove from Chicago to LaCrosse, WI to visit family for the 4th of July.  We were both inspired to start something new.  Additionally, I decided to share some of my thoughts about START in my blog.

In order to START something significant, you have to learn how to deal with the lies that fear & doubt whisper in your ear.  In my next few blogs, I’m going to unveil some of the fear & doubt dragons I had to slay & some important lessons I’ve learned along the way.

Why don’t I just go ahead and start with the most shallow excuse that I struggled with when starting my book series…

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