I don’t know if you know this, but I spend a LOT of time thinking about you.

Today’s “letter to god” (my version of morning pages) was about the “what’s next” for my tribe.
“How can I help them?” I asked. “What do they need?”
I meditated on it, jotted down some ideas (most of which are about love), and then jumped into my day and the million things already yelling for my attention.

​​​​​​​I believe you feel that too, right? The ever-present pull on your time, energy, and emotions as a woman, partner, mother, auntie, boss-lady, writer, and creator of your own dream.

​​​​​​​It can be exhausting.

​​​​​​​As I spoke to one of my CEO Sisters (a gal in my mastermind of women entrepreneurs who help each other hold course to their goals), she asked me,

​​​​​​​”Are you up for a challenge?”

​​​​​​​”When you say it like that, I can’t say no.”

​​​​​​​”Good! I want you to turn on the video camera or the voice recorder and speak directly to your people about what you see for them. Paint them a visual picture of who they are – whether they see it right now or not. Let them know that you are holding that vision, that identity for them. Be real. Then consider posting it.”

​​​​​​​Egads! What had I gotten myself into?!

​​​​​​​But I did it — immediately. I do almost all hard things immediately or they don’t get done (like #WakeUpWithDeb that didn’t happen this morning because I didn’t do it right as I rolled outta bed).

​​​​​​​So I turned on my phone and the words tumbled out and, before I knew it, I was crying (still am) over the vision I saw as I spoke to you. As I looked at your soul. As I reached past the layers that we often wear to try to understand the woman waiting underneath.

​​​​​​​It’s the story of you and Creative Central and my signifier — Fictionpreneurs.
And it starts with… once upon a time.
​​​​​​​As my friend Sarah Paikai says, most stories, most simple, true stories, start with once upon a time. So that’s where I’ll begin.

T​​​​​​​he audio file is linked here. My gift to you — my heart to your heart — (raw, unedited) if you’ll receive it.