today was meaningful because it was may first. and that means the year is one third of the way over. that also means that this is the longest i have ever followed through with a new year’s resolution.
four months ago i started this project. 8 weeks ago i started teaching my first two classes at the pyscho-social rehabilitation recovery center. 6 weeks ago, i bought my one-way plane ticket to new york, and three weeks ago i began brainstorming for two new upcoming projects. two weeks ago it felt like i had plenty of time to get everything organized before graduation and moving, and today, i realized just how fast time flies.
i believe that time flies when you are having fun and i also believe that you lose time while waiting for the perfect opportunities. if a year can pass by in the blink of an eye…just how fast might my life fly by if i don’t take the time to appreciate it now? to just do it now? how have you spent the last one third of your year? are you still working on your new year’s resolution? are you doing something you love or spending time with the people you care about? are you working towards becoming your best self? if not, why? what would it take to devote to living your life to the absolute fullest?
i used to be the kind of girl that would wish my life away, not necessarily in a negative way, but just waiting for those days when i was “older,” or “more independent,” and now, i find myself wishing that the world would just stand still because i love where i am at and what i am doing. of course i am looking forward to the future, but along the way i have found this incredible contentedness in appreciating and enjoying the present.
if you’re not careful, your life can just slip right through your hands. hold on to it.
mold it into everything you have ever wanted it to be.