I feel like I have a little bit of explaining to do on this little blog of mine..(did anybody else just sing "I'm gonna let it shine" in their heads? Cause I did.)
Some people may already know what I'm about to say, or have come to the conclusion themselves based on things that I have/haven't said.
But here's the skinny-I'm getting a divorce. I don't mean to make light of the situation-or maybe I do, that seems to be the way that I deal with things and it's always worked out for me.
Instead of giving anybody an explanation on why or when or how or what caused this to happen (because let's face it-it's nobody's business), I'm going to enlighten you on what I've learned going through this experience.
- I am flawed. No, I don't say that to beg for compliments. I say that because I can not change anybody else. The only thing that I can change about this situation is myself-and I plan to, in order to become the girl that I intend to be, and the wife that I want to be when that time comes again.
- As flawed as I am, I am a daughter of God, who loves me. And I deserve to be treated as such.
- I am surrounded by people that love and support me-visiting teachers that bring me flowers and home teachers that invite me to dinner..office managers who bring me cupcakes, and parents who take me on long road trips to get out of my apartment. Blessed doesn't even begin to describe my life.
- Things that used to be important to me in a marriage, I'm realizing I don't need as much. And things that I thought I could do without, I'm realizing I need more than I expected. Life is interesting that way.
- I think Robert Frost really said it best, "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on."
And it does, folks. Through pain and sorrow, through happiness and peace. Life goes on. And whether you're married or divorced, old or young, spiritual or aetheist...your life is a gift. And if it must go on, don't let it go on without you running alongside, smiling.
So for now, I choose to pursue happiness.