"Did you loose a bet?" you asked.
"No" I responded.
"Then why on earth would you want to wear
something so ridculous?" Yesterday I was having
a bad day and couldn't answer you. But today I will.
Why would a grown woman wear a Kermit the Frog hat?
Because it's a magical hat.
When I wear this hat, it has the ability to transport me back
in time to see the little girl I was when I watched and smiled
as Kermit flailed his arms excited about the next guess or
nervous about trying to hold the show together.
It makes me smile and brightens my day reminding me of
some important lessons I learned from Kermit as a kid about
finding the rainbow connection and remembering that one person…okay one frog believed in me. He also taught me
that life is like a movie and if I keep believeing and pretending I could do exactly what I set out to do.
Some where along the line to growing up, I forgot these things.
Now I wear a Kermit hat so I'll remember to pass these important
lessons to my son and never forget for myself again.
This hat has the ability to make other people smile. In those smiles I get to see the little boys and little girls hiding in those smiles along with hopes and dreams of what life would be like for them when they grew up. For a few minutes,they remember too. And in some small way, maybe I've brightened their day and made a difference to them if only for a moment. This hat spreads it's magic to others as they start to do their own impression of the Kermit the Frog voice. They begin sharing how much they loved the show as a child and which character was their favorite. And perhaps their day was brightened too.
Other people heard you. As I walked in the parking lot they told me how they wish they were as brave as I was to wear that hat. I don't think of myself as that brave but perhaps I am. Perhaps wearing this hat is part of the armor I wear as I dream and create and grow into the person I am meant to be. So I'll continue to wear this ridiculous hat even thouh I haven't lost a bet. And even though it's warmer out today, I'll put my hat back on and go out into the world again because some one needs to be lifted up if only for a moment.
So thank you for asking. Now I know exactly why I love this hat so much.
I'm Dionne, a Natural Rhythms Creation Coach and Elemental Forces of Creation Oracle Reader. I teach people how to tune into to the power of the elements and rhythms of nature to design a life they love