There’s something about witnessing new life come into this world that really puts your thoughts into perspective. Mainly: WHAT on EARTH am I doing with myself? Is this all there is? Is this NOT all there is? Does it get better or is it just varying degrees of sameness? Or could it, heaven forbid, get worse? Does it even matter, really?
Is it really worth thinking about?
I think that last question…
I had intended to write an incredibly thoughtful piece this morning but I’m feeling…things. Everything. Nothing. Sadness, mostly. And I came across the lovely Meg’s post which seems to take everything I’m feeling and eloquently strung the words together. So, here it is:
I’m feeling a little bit sad this morning.
But in that way that is mostly sweet.
Like I’m just about to turn a corner and my…
I’ve moved into a new home, in this city that saw me grow up. This town has seen me be child, moody adolescent, young adult, in love, heartbroken.
"I’ll give you one more time We’ll give you one more fight Said one more line…
—The Umbrella We Share (Rihanna vs. Chvrches)
Chambaland - “The Umbrella We Share” (Rihanna vs. Chvrches)
SO GOOD. SOOOOOOOOOOOO good.
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”
“I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.” | Tracee Ellis Ross
“Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.” | Elizabeth Gilbert
I haven’t felt much like sharing recently - a lot of the stuff I’m feeling is a little too fresh, much too much “in the moment” for me to write clearly or objectively about anything.