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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Change

Some days, I really don't have a lot to say. I woke up to a friend's email about heartbreak. And it's nothing I can fix. I can console her. I can offer to tell off the offender. I can offer a band-aid. But I can't fix it.

That used to not be enough for me. I'd go crazy trying to fix all the problems around me. It would send me off into a depression because so many things can't be fixed, and I feel so deeply. But I have learned over time how to isolate those feelings. How to not let them become personal, and not let them affect me physically.

That took me almost 38 years. I'm that kind of stubborn. I can compare myself now to the me of 5 years ago. The change is amazing. And the farther back I go, the more remarkable the change is. Friends that I have now, would not have befriended the Robyn of before. I don't think I would have either. I have come so far.

However, the me of today probably won't be recognized by the me 5 years from now either. Personal growth is changing me and shaping me every single day. And that's a good thing. I hope that change never ceases in my life...

4 comments:

michiganhemp said...

Change, growth, and the knowledge of one's self are amazing things! I'm so happy for you, and I can only hope to learn how to look inward and make those changes myself. I seem to get into the funk where everyday is the same old thing. Never changing, always spinning. I learn from you on a daily basis, and I hope to someday learn this one from you, too.

*hugs*

Expressions By Devin said...

Gret blog, I will be back to read more blog post.

BrigaBauble said...

I hope that in five years I too will reach the point where you are now Robyn. Beautiful post. Thanks for sharing.

Fern said...

Growth is a beautiful thing :)
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