A new day is a clean slate for us. It allows us to create our lives in the way that we choose to. Hope rises each and every day. Today is a new day. Today is also my birthday so it is even more special for me.
Last year I set out to change my days and to change my life. I could never have imagined that this is where I would end up and see that this is only the beginning for me. It has been a wild and fantastic ride. I have had so many firsts in my life over the past year that I could only dream of. Many of those firsts were things I never really thought about, or even things I thought I wanted. I had been living in a dream for so long I never stopped to think what more could be out there. What more could I do? For me there was so much that was in my head as dreams that I never ever even thought to think about those things as being a reality. I never thought I could have and do more in life. Each and every day I prove myself wrong. And I am so thankful and grateful that I do.
So many of us, and I was included in that, see our lives in so much black and white. We see that this is the hand that has been dealt to us, that this is the way we must live. That there is nothing we can do about it. So we must suck it up and accept the reality that we see for ourselves as being the only reality. That this is the only way we can live. We become disillusioned, we lose hope, and we become withdrawn within ourselves and become depressed with life. For the longest time I used to think hope was something we told ourselves to make ourselves feel better about our lives. Like the saying, there is “someone for everyone.” Just fluff to help us sleep better at night. Now I see that hope is so much more. It is that spark that exists within us, and around us, to dream the dream, to go the extra mile in life. To become so much more. We then can become that beacon of hope and change for others. We can light that spark and hold that space of healing and hope for them so they too can bask in all of its glory and they to can change their lives and go on and help change another person’s life. There is no greater gift than helping another live their best life.
So I am very thankful for all that I have done and accomplished over the past year of my life. I have met so many incredible people and I look forward with hope and anticipation to new and exciting things for myself and in watching my dreams become a reality and my life to continue to be so much more than I ever thought was possible.
Thank you to everyone that has read this blog, or liked the page on FB, I thank you for the love, and kindness and support, and I look forward to bigger and better things.