It’s Just a Lift

Lisbeth Barbell, Mindset

Sometimes, a bar is just a bar.

Sometimes, a lift is just a lift.

Sometimes, the clanging metal or dull thumping of bumpers and the billowing chalk cloud are symbolic of nothing. Sometimes, the best thing you can do is let it go.

It was a lift. You tried to lift something. And you failed.

It means nothing about your life, your heart, your soul, your time here on Earth.

One failed lift won’t make you a bad person, a worse parent, a horrible daughter, an inadequate brother. It won’t even make the cashier at the market put your eggs on the bottom of the bag.

[Tweet “It was just a weight that gravity pulled to Earth early, before you wanted it there.”]

You’ll pick yourself up, walk away, and search your mind and your memory for what went wrong. Maybe you’ll find a clue. Maybe you won’t. And then you’ll come back and try to move that weight again.

[Tweet “It’s just a lift. And life will go on.”]


Lisbeth Barbell, Mindset

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