Daily Prompts · Food for Thought

Tortoise Slow

Daily Prompt:  Promise

promise

This is so true.  If you’d have asked me in my 20s, I might have hesitated or strongly disputed this statement.  Passion or an immediate reaction would certainly be a truer sign.  But now that I’m older and have earned the dings and scrapes of being “wiser,” I have found time and again that the most steadfast people are not hasty or rushed in their promises.   On the contrary.  They are sometimes maddeningly slow, in fact.  Tortoise slow.  I’m not talking about, “I promise to bring you back something from my trip.”  I’m talking about the big stuff.  There may be hesitation.  There may be doubt.  But when the promise comes, you see that it’s been thoughtfully considered and gifted to you with commitment.  Don’t you agree?

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Tortoise Slow

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s