Monday, November 22, 2010

Dreams For the Future and Today

I decided again today that I want to be this flower, when I finally, fully grow up.

I want to elbow my way out of the dirt, worming my way past every destructive thing around me - a bright spot emerging from darkness and grit.

I want to spend my days craning my neck toward the Light.

I want to be a different kind of Life - unexpected and unconventional. I want to surprise people - especially myself.

I want to grow and flourish, face upturned and reflecting, regardless of where I am planted.

I want to Bloom.



tuesdays unwrapped at cats

28 comments:

  1. How do you do it? Your writing is so dreamy my friend.

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  2. Very nice. You have grown up and become a writer my sweet friend!

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  3. To those of us you touch through your writing...you are already there! Happy Thanksgiving from another thank filled soul! Patty

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  4. So funny, I've thought about that little flower a few times since I saw it last week at your house. And I want to bloom too - just the way you stated it.

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  5. Beautiful post! You make us all want to BLOOM! :)

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  6. To bloom- YES. You and me both! Love it!
    Have a pretty day!
    Kristin

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  7. this brought tears for the longing. i want this too, friend. xo

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  8. You already have bloomed sweets. I'm so happy to be a weed under your rooty feet. Heart you.

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  9. You done be that plant already Shabby. Yes you done be. All ya's gotta do now is keep waterin' it, and looking toward the light.

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  10. Love this - I think you are blooming every day.

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  11. Each time your heart whispers: I love you to your husband and children; each time you live in gratitude and celebrate the life HE has given you; each challenge met in living day to day ...

    You bloom.

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  12. A beautiful, honest heart-cry. Thank you for the encouragement today.

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  13. Listen,I'm your Mama, its time to do a book. I really like the one with your co-writer Shosh!! You warm my heart, I am so happy to say you grew up under my roof and by my heart. My grandbabies are so blessed. And add my favorite son in-law to the mix and it just couldn't get better.

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  14. You should always listen to your mama...

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  15. I think you are blooming, right where you're planted!

    Beautiful post.
    -FringeGirl

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  16. So glad you're one of my BFF's.
    Your post was just what I needed to read...right at this very moment.

    Thank you :-)

    Layla

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  17. You are blooming into a wonderful writer, a great mom, and wonderful wife I'msure! Traci

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  18. Very nice! I didn't know the Venus Flytrap started out as such a pretty flower!

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  19. I think you have bloomed beautifully

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  20. Noble inspiration. Thank you for putting into words what I have been trying to voice for myself. I needed to hear that today. Blessings to you!

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  21. really?! I had no idea the venus fly trap was so lovely!

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  22. i didn't know it was so pretty either! i want to bloom... beauty from rugged dirt.
    the grace to be so.

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  23. a bright spot emerging from darkness and grit... i like.

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  24. so beautiful. I love your blog! And I was so blessed by your words today. This is my prayer as well.

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  25. i'm so glad you linked this, friend. happy thanksgiving... you are dear to me. xo

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