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It took me an hour and a half of getting lost through the narrow winding streets of Alfama in Lisbon, Portugal to get to the view I was told was a must see. I put my map away and just embraced every cobblestone, every wrong turn, and…
In this moment it’s the dawn of your destiny, it’s the birth of your fantasy, it’s the onset of your everlasting end. This moment is the genesis that your soul has been waiting eternities for.
I was relieved with the three bags of Hefty bags and the empty bottle of wine at the end of my 3-hour cleaning spree. But I saved the best for last. Once all was said and done, I opened up my memory box.
Once upon a time a girl got her heart broken. She couldn’t hold in all the heartbreak so she spilled it all out as words. She shared it shamelessly with friends and strangers. She reminded other people they weren’t alone by making herself vulnerable to the world.
Focus on the things that will be the Washington Monument to your life; the center of it all, the goal that you can see from every angle and makes every picture a view.
You bloom with detours and exist as an endless labyrinth of construction; although, at least with this you understand that there is always room for growth. You see… I used to think you were changing too much, but that was until I realized you were also changing me.
So we rejoice in singleness, in independence and in our desire to be free. But we are on a constant and indirect path to finding our destiny. It is what we crave deep within our veins and require in the tiniest crevices of our hearts.
A handwritten note means someone took the time to really, truly talk to you outside of 140-characters. They practiced their handwriting and not their clever Facebook captions. A handwritten note takes time, and we all know that time is precious…
As I sat on the plane returning from Texas I was basically slowly dying inside. My brain was overloaded with more knowledge from four days than I probably learned in a semester of college. I was lacking sleep, sanity, and proper nutrition away from BBQ and Mexican food.