Thirty Three


DSC_9550I turn 33 today.

Life has taken me in many directions for the past three years and finally I am at a place of understanding and letting go.  See processing situations in life can take a long time and no one has the right to tell you whether or not you need to get over something.  You will get over something when it’s your time.  When you can look back and have a clear understanding of the events that took place.  When you can sit in a place of peace and calm knowing that thorough it all God had his hand right over you.  When you can finally stand in a place of freedom and not fear.

At 33 I’m in that place.  Yes, the past sometimes can make me sad knowing that it didn’t turned out as planned but then I continue forward choosing Love over Fear.  I don’t know what tomorrow holds.  I don’t know what 34, 35 or 36 holds either but I know what it feels like to be scared even when I had a smile on my face for all to see but I kept pushing forward and pushing forward has lead me to “this” place.  “This” place of understanding.

So Welcome 33 I am excited to see what is in store for me.


33 things that I am in love with now:

  1. My partner
  2. The light around 7:30 pm when it’s peaking through my living room window
  3. The excitement my daughter had when she cut her hair
  4. The orchids that are finally blooming in my yard after a year
  5. My confidence
  6. When my daughter tells me that I should love God before her
  7. Pretty Happy By Kate Hudson http://Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body
  8. Manna Life Food, Downtown Miami http://www.mannalifefood.com
  9. My Saturday morning students
  10. My space in which I write and draw inspiration (post coming soon)
  11. The cuttings that I am rooting for friends (garden)
  12. My yoga practice
  13. My friends that have held my hand in times of need
  14. The serenity of my back yard
  15. When my step son runs to me almost knocking me over because he misses me
  16. Pearls gifted five years ago to me from my mother
  17. The way she grabs my face with such gentle love and tells me I am her life
  18. The way he tells me “I do it for you, because it makes us happy”
  19. My essential oil diffuser http://GreenAir SpaMister Ultrasonic Oil Diffuser Milk Glass Advanced Wellness Instant Healthful Mist Therapy
  20. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert http://Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
  21. My Family
  22. Grace
  23. Calvary Chapel Miramar http://mycalvary.com
  24. Vitamix that I received as a Christmas gift
  25. Women like http://www.digthischick.net who inspire women like me (I was inspired to write my own list because she openly shared hers)
  26. The beautiful souls I get to meet while teaching yoga
  27. The huge tree that provides just enough shade and wind during yoga practice
  28. The smell of basil as I rub it on my fingers
  29. My camera
  30. The way she thanks the water when she is done with her shower
  31. The way he teaches the children small things in life
  32. My breath
  33. My Self

Happy Birth Day Mom.  Thank you for birthing me, nurturing me and loving me.

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