Try and find even one positive quote about comfort zones and you’ll struggle.
Because apparently, that place we feel comfortable and rested is a place to escape as quickly as we possibly can, or our lives will never amount to anything worthwhile.
I’m not quite sure I agree.
I suspect that sometimes, the reason something feels a good fit for us is because it’s part of the plan for our lives.
When things become a struggle and start to feel overly stressful, it might be a sign that they’re not meant for us – or at least, not right now.
There’s a beauty in slowing down enough to appreciate the everyday blessings all around us.
Life doesn’t need to be a constant firework show of good news and exciting moments to be of quiet, beautiful value.
Just showing up, gently bringing our authentic offering to those around us is of enormous value.
Sure, there are seasons in life for growth and testing and challenge, but there are also seasons for just enjoying our everyday right now.
For looking around us with eyes that accept the imperfection, mess and loose ends, and yet are grateful for all we are so lucky to get to be a part of.
There’s a beauty in resting in our comfort zones: it can be a gift to just breathe and shelve all the pushing and challenging and aiming higher.
Sometimes all that’s required of us is be exactly where we are – and discover the peace that’s already there.