These words came to me yesterday:
misguided actions, cloudy intentions,
words motivated by something other than love.
I wiped the glass and looked again
in hopes of a clearer view
but the same image appeared.
Is the glass faulty
or is it me?
Another Thursday is upon us, and I hope you’re happy to be alive. I am! This week I’d like to share the following things that I am thankful for.
- My friend Kate’s upcoming wedding. She’s someone that I don’t get to see that often but I’ve known her for 15 years. I am honoured to be invited to her wedding and eager to see how beautiful she will look on her special day.
- Female friendships. There is nothing like them, despite their complexity and their propensity to be tension-filled at times. I value my friendships with the females in my life, even though we often drive each other insane.
- My father. He’s the perfect foil to my mother: serious, and deliberate in his speech and manner, though he does have a teasing side. He is one person who truly sees the good in others and will give you more chances than you deserve before he decides not to turn the other cheek. He’s not competitive, and believes in helping others attain their goals rather than putting his own needs first. His journey to where he is today is inspirational and has guaranteed that he’ll be the #1 person I look up to.
- My youngest brother. He makes the funniest comments and can make me laugh at any time, even when I’m angry at him. It’s sad that at almost 21 he’s not a baby anymore (though of course I’m glad he’s growing into a wonderful (if slackerish) young man)! I have learned so much from him too (who said young kids don’t know anything?).
I hope you’re all well.