Upon birth, our identities are formed. Our parents decide who we will grow up to be and set in motion all of the activities that would support that mission. Our set in stone identity not only influences our behavior and our choices, but unknowingly sets our boundaries imposing and bending its will. It becomes very difficult to change who we have been and leave behind who others know us to be.
Reinvention of oneself can be the hardest climb one could imagine when the starting point lay within the realm of the unknown and untravelled. What does it mean to start over? What does it mean not to know yourself? How does one wipe the slate clean and find solace that the light at the end of the tunnel can grow beyond belief?
Many of us deem it nearly impossible to sit still, and literally imagine a new life of redemption despite all of the trouble our humanness has created. Auntie Hour’s guest, Sandra Grace talks about her journey of one direction which changed with one decision. She used her mind to begin her long climb to escape her past to see a flicker of light that gleaned hope which helped to re-shape her self-talk and limiting beliefs to re-discover, re-image and reinvent herself.