At the end of August, to celebrate the launch of her new virtual home, Tiffany Moore asked a number of her favourite bloggers to answer some BIG questions. I have been looking for a challenge and decided to take a stab at this particular exercise.
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What do you want out of your one, precious life?
It sounds simple but out of my one, precious life I want three things: someone to love, something to do and something to look forward to ... every day.
I love and adore my children of that fact everyone is certain! It fills me to almost full, but I've come to recognize that there is some space that needs topping up. I need someone - an adult someone - to love, and to love me. Upon reflection, I am sad to note that in my adult life that has never happened and now that I'm closing in on 50, I think it would be a nice thing to experience.
I have an insatiable appetite for learning. For experiencing. There will always be something for me to do because there will always be something for me to learn. Something that piques my curiosity and natural precociousness. Who knows? Perhaps I'll realize that there may be a thing or two that I can teach and I'll figure out how to do that, too.
If I play my cards right, I might just have another 50 years in me, so within that there will be much for me to look forward: graduations, careers and career changes, grandchildren, travel, partners, writing, designing, playing board games and cards, singing, joys, challenges, heartbreak, healing, long walks and laughter, new friends, old friends, good wine and fresh crusty bread.
There is no longer a reason for me to hide in myself and let the world pass me by. I am enough and I now have the courage to live that way.
Go see what Meredith Nguyen had to say when she was posed this question.