My Time, My Love

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If you knew how valuable your time was, you wouldn’t share it with just anyone.

Yes. Time. The seconds, the minutes, the hours: it all matters. We like to use the phrase, “I have time” but in reality, we really don’t.
The time we spend pouring ourselves into our relationships with friends, family and significant others can truly take a toll on us. It’s an emotional, mental and physical commitment. It requires patience, faith and understanding.

Let’s think about the people in your life who require your time: parents, siblings, relatives, coworkers, etc. Let’s say your sister is going through a “crisis”. Do you sit back and reflect on how many hours you are required to stay on the phone with her, checking in on her daily via text message and going to her apartment trying to console her? Do you find yourself putting in extra time to get her over her period of distress?

Or what about that “special someone” your waiting on to make up their mind about where they wanna take this relationship. It’s been 5 months. How much more “time” are you willing to give before he decides he is just not ready to make you his girlfriend?

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Your time exchanges with individuals should be special, sacred and meaningful. Your words uplifting, your heart genuine and your energy magnetic. The things we give time to should grow and blossom like beautiful flowers in an endless garden.

Be mindful of who you spend your time with and who benefits from your time. Consider your time like your LOVE: a terrible thing to waste. ❤️

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Connection, Interrupted

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Our interruptions and disruptions in life are never by mistake.

We might want more from a certain “situation” that will never be and no matter what we try to do, we will never be able to change the outcome.

That guy you just met, you know the one who gives you butterflies and fills your heart with bliss? Might be a distant memory tomorrow.

I’ve come to cherish the memories, moments and minutes shared with a person.

I’ve come to cherish the laughter, the smiles and the kisses.

I bathe myself in this feeling, staying in the present, allowing myself to be apart of this for as long as I can.

We are all looking for permanence but right now we must be soothed by the temporary.

Who said temporary was a bad thing? For it’s better to feel than to not feel at all.

Some things in life are meant to shake up your world, have you in a state of confusion, leaving you to pick up the pieces. Take time putting together the pieces of your puzzle.

Keep in mind the following : stay in the present, enjoy the flow, take a chance, be in tuned with the rhythm and be open to the possibility of an interruption. ❤️

Thankfulness

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As we move into the holiday season, I realize it is important to operate from a place of thankfulness. Yes our appetites have been fed with our favorite dishes from our family this past thursday but do we know what it is to be really thankful ?

Being thankful comes from within. It doesn’t wait on Birthdays, Christmas or Thanksgiving. It is cultivated on a daily basis. When you rise and are given the ability to open your eyes there in itself is all the reason to be thankful. To be given a chance to LOVE, to feel, to see, to take this world on by storm is an absolute blessing. To spend time with the people you care about, to go after your passion, to be able to grow are the things that I am most thankful for.

What we don’t seem to be thankful for are the detours, the letdowns and the storms in our lives. It is in these moments we find out the most about ourselves.

As you lay your down to sleep tonight, take a moment to bask in your thankfulness, for there is where you will find your LOVE.❤️