Who

A man walks into a crowded restaurant demanding a table immediately.  The hostess politely explains that there are no tables to be had.  To which the pompous man responds, “Do you know who I think I am?!”

I can tell you who I think I am, but it doesn’t much matter.  Why?  Because you see someone different than I do when you look in my direction.  You see who you need me to be or want me to be or think me to be.  But since you probably want something concrete to help you form your picture, here are some thoughts to get you started.

I am a middle-aged mother of three middle-age range kids.  I’m  equally enamored of and challenged by them.

I am married to the only man who has ever loved me exactly as I am – mood swings and all – and I admire him for that. 

I am insanely open-minded and fiercely opinionated.

I take my life seriously but not literally.

I am in love with God, addicted to personal growth, and think meditation is the best drug in the world.

I adore both logic and mysticism.

I live to learn and believe that there is a lesson in every single little experience.

I’m in awe of those who live large and loud and am attracted to anyone who laughs easily and frequently. (Or makes me laugh) 

My biggest disappointment in life is not having a lifelong BFF since kindergarten.  I know, I should get some real problems.

Much to the dismay of my children, I have no favorites – favorite kid, movie, color, or anything else.  I love variety.

I believe that awareness is more useful than intelligence.

I am physically smaller on the outside than I am on the inside.

In short, I am a dichotomy.

Most of all, I work on having faith in life.  And when I lose faith, I cry in life’s lap or curse it’s name until the faith comes back.  Because it always does.    No matter what I threaten life with, it continues to treat me well.  I love life.  And life loves me back.

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Heather Manolian
    Apr 06, 2012 @ 10:54:56

    dichotomies are wonderful things! and I am so happy you are willing to share you faith with those of us who are a little less certain we are on the path. 🙂

    Reply

  2. Courtney
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 14:43:45

    LOVE your blog and your perspective on life. Looking forward to reading through old posts and seeing new ones!

    Reply

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