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Blessed

Blessed is looking outside your windowpane thanking God you can see.
Blessed is acknowledging your heart is beating for your potential to be filled.
Blessed is having the strength to continue when your feet drag and your mind is cluttered.
Blessed is smiling at your child seeing a future to live and creating memories.
Blessed is hoping for a better tomorrow by praying for a beautiful today.
Blessed is knowing the battles to fight and choosing to win silently.
Blessed is standing in the mirror at wrinkles, cellulite and fat and saying: This Body Works!!! (without the "at least" in the beginning of the statement :)
Blessed is seekign the excitement in life even though some avenues lead to monotony.
Blessed is watching your heart reach its desire by kissing the one you love.
Blessed is knowing all these things and seeing the blessings of your own.

Remain blessed today. Picture by: Beverly R. Rivera (me)

But I just figured it out!!!

Long after the time has come where you are supposed to choose what you can do with your life after graduation: military, workforce, or college-I found myself in that bleak spot where I didn't think I would be. I'm relocated in the southern state of Georgia and now have a ten month child. Go figure.

But I just figured it out! I mean...I did figure it out....I suppose life is supposed to be this way for me?

This is definitely not the way I planned it. I figured after high school and graduation away from the lames, I would further my life into doing what I dreamed of: a writing career that took me beyond international borders where magazines would be throwing themselves at me. I pictured lots of travel where I could scream to the mountains after a stint in the Peace Corps, being solo and independent with the breeze blowing through my hair. I just knew I had it all figured out, and whatever happened would be the best thing for me...but I would be independent, by myself and happy wit…

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