I’ll never forget what happened next.
I had a sales appointment in a small town on the other side of Louisiana in the morning (I was selling above ground swimming pools).
It was late at night and I was in desperate need of a shower.
So I pull into this tiny town, drive around a little bit, and quickly realize there is no gas station and no motel!
It’s also raining cats and dogs.
I eventually find a church parking lot to call home for the night (always made me feel safer), turned off the car and settled in to get some sleep.
But I couldn’t sleep.
Why you ask?
I could smell myself.
Then I got a brilliant idea!
I took off my clothes and showered in the rain.
It took a while, but I eventually got clean.
As I lay there in my car, I think to myself “how did things get so bad for me… why did I let myself get so low?” And that’s when the gravity of the situation hit me like a ton of bricks.
I had hit my personal rock bottom.
Which was a good thing… because it served as