Speak what you want into existence.
Establish and maintain your boundaries with vigilance.
It is no ones responsibility but our own to declare what it is we want, and to maintain those boundaries. It is our job, our most important one, to take care of ourselves.
We can allow ourselves to be put on layaway every time we accept the smaller payments, or the crumbs, with the hope that eventually there will be some sort of pay off for your patience, love, kindness and understanding.
So often, friend, we find ourselves as women doing one of two things. We elevate. We look at the woman next to us and wish that we looked like her, or that we had the things that she does, or we desire to live…
You give so much of yourself, friend. It’s just how you love, I know. I also know that, while you ask for nothing in return, you long to be seen. To have the things you do recognized and appreciated. For YOU to be seen…
You friend, are always good enough… you are more than good enough.
Do not get to the end of this week, this month, this year and end up looking back with regrets at the should haves and could haves.
You have to see it for what it is. They’re a lesson, not a soul mate.
We will be broken, hurt, disappointed, and abandoned… and, friend, this isn’t a terrible fate. This may sound confusing to you. Why would suffering be good, you wonder?
Recently I went through a heartbreak. It was easy to feel sad and to want to cocoon myself within it, feeling that it was unending. The waves of grief in the initial onset of any type of hurt feel insurmountable and as though it…
I am an educator, mom, daughter, aunt, friend, soul searcher, and life long learner. I am glad you found your way here.
Stay awhile. I’ll speak with you as an old friend, tell you my secrets, lessons, fears, insecurities and give you a space to feel you belong. That you, friend, are never alone.
Always, Your Trusted Friend ❤