Dishonesty is exhausting.
And, it’s sneaky. Nobody wakes up in the morning asking the question, “What shall I lie about today?” We all intend to speak the truth, to be real, to be open and honest.
But, then…life happens. So, we hide. A lot.
I’ve gone days (heck, weeks!) where I’ve been a shell of myself, portraying a different, new and improved version of Brent Stromme for fear of being found out or not being accepted as I am.
Not anymore. I grew weary of inflating numbers, covering bases, and spinning stories.
There’s nothing more freeing than being completely honest. On the flip-side, isn’t it refreshing to hear someone tell it like it truly is?
Speaking the truth has become a daily habit. I’m still tempted to hide, but now I fight it.
Tomorrow’s a new day. Fill it with truth. (139 words)