Monday Motivation: Difference Isn’t A Problem, It’s An Asset

I used to think money had to come in a certain ‘valid’ way: for example, make money each day, save up, have a budget, etc. But I discovered that there is another way that is just as valid, and maybe even more accurate which I think of as lush, feminine wealth.  My income comes in chunks—I lived the freelance lifestyle, and there’s nothing steady about it.  A chunk here or a chunk there.  I also receive abundance in a lot of different ways—places to stay, artistic patronage, etc. It looks different from the ‘traditional’ way of earning money, I know, but this difference isn’t a problem, it’s an asset.  When I started embracing the different kinds of wealth that come to me—some that comes in W9s and money, some that comes in other forms like inspiration, kind words, support—I feel, and I am, rich.

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Raechel Henderson

Raechel Henderson, she/her, is a writer, witch, Pagan and dual class seamstress/shieldmaiden. She has been sewing professionally since 2008. Her book, Sew Witchy: Tools, Techniques, & Projects for Sewing Magick, is available from Llewellyn Worldwide.

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