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Something New

I can honestly say I’ve never seen a more angelic face

Your heart is more valuable to me than any rare gem in a safe

If I could, I would spend all my time just wrapped up in your embrace

If I did, I wouldn’t get anything accomplished but it’s worth a feeling that can’t be replaced

You bring out the best in me and I’ve never had this before

It’s something new…I don’t want to lose

I promise to cherish it forever more

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A Beautiful Mess

This year has been a perfect mixture of beauty and chaos. 

2017 was transformative and with a little bit over a month left in the year, I finally appreciate the beautiful messiness I experienced.

As frustrating as it was for me, letting go of my blueprint for 2017 was the best thing that happened.

I’ve never been more happier to embrace the journey, with its twists, unexpected detours and hidden surprises. 

Dealing with the unexpected shows us who we really are. Those moments help us examine ourselves. Our true maturity is determined when we cannot control life’s circumstances. How will we react when our plans fail? What attitude will we have when things don’t happen in the time that we expected them to?

Ultimately, we are being shaped into better versions of ourselves through the things we can’t control. 

I am hope to appreciate not having all the answers. I hope to trust that my process is developing me into the best version of myself. 

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It’s Worth It

Waiting is worth it

Especially when you find the one worth waiting for

I used to look for Prince Charming when I didn’t understand that real relationships take real work. I had some obnoxious list of wants. Rooted in vanity. This height, he needs to make this salary…pure foolishness. Now that I’m older, my priorities have definitely changed. 

I’ve learned that I need a partner, my ace. Someone who enjoys the things I enjoy: traveling, reading, volunteering, random 3am trips to 7-eleven for slurpees. I need someone who understands that life is too short to waste by not fulfilling their God given purpose. I need a best friend who is willing to lay down in the trenches when times get rough. I need a love that sees that I’m not perfect and is okay with that. 

And while I say that I need all these things, I must be willing to be all these things for my partner. If two people give their all to ensure that their partner is happy, both people win in the relationship. There is no room for lack. 

Waiting is rough…

There are times when I want to throw in the towel. Times when my standards are tested and I have to make the decision to stand firm or lower them. There are times when I wished relationships would’ve worked out. One thing I can be sure of is that I never want to regret not waiting and settling for someone who can’t reciprocate the love I give. 

So I purposefully decided to wait on these things.  It’s a reason for it all and I’ll continue to wait. It’s worth it.