O that day when freed from sinning, I shall see Thy lovely face; Clothed then in blood washed linen How I’ll sing Thy sovereign grace; Come, my Lord, no longer tarry, Take my ransomed soul away; Send thine angels now to carry Me to realms of endless day.
Put it in Perspective
When you know people who have lived through real tragedies and have suffered in situations that are so awful it makes you want to cringe, when you really talk to them about their stories suddenly all these petty things you’re holding on to like maybe you hate work, or school is hard, or someone was rude to you, or someone cut you off, or you had to walk in the rain, or your holding a grudge...
Drugs and Alcohol only manage to change people. Much more devastating things occur as a result of these than anything positive for the world.
In 10 years I will be 30 years old. I would like to be happy, in love with the world, and one person in particular, content, a mother, a helper of those in need, a good designer, living with no fear, humble in my heart, and full of hope.
My current relationship: You mean the one that I have been in since I was 14? For 6 years? With the person I will marry and have beautiful children with? With the person who teaches me something new everyday? With the person who knows EVERYTHING about me? With the one who makes me laugh so hard I cry? That one? Oh, yeah it’s going pretty good I guess.
Right before I had to leave him, I laid my head on his chest and thanked God that I could feel his heart pumping blood through his body, that I could hear his lungs filling and expelling air. That he was still there for me to laugh with, touch, hold, kiss, and admire. Even if I had to get in my car and leave, I am thankful for that much.