Thursday, November 18, 2010

Trying Something New

It seems that with every bit of time that goes by, I learn something new about myself. Am I who I was a year ago? Probably not, but I also think I'm a lot happier than I was then. I've learned that I need time and things that are just for me. I am a mom of 3 and a wife, so that is something that is really difficult, if not, at times, impossible. Lately, things that are mine seem to be more like late night trips to the store just to wander aimlessly and quietly. Silence, is something I don't get much of, and have come to adore. Another thing that are mine is time with friends. This isn't something that I induldge in often, but thankfully, I have a husband who realizes that this time makes me a happier wife. It's wonderful to get away and be just me for a while, not mom to the world, not wife, not crazy problem solver... just me. Ahhh that's a concept. Do I regret the other roles I hold? Absolutely not! I love them, but again, I have learned that they can all be a part of me without consuming me every second of every day. Today, I take on a new ownership and that is something that thrills me to no end. For most of my life, my passion has been writing as a way of expressing myself. I've been considering writing something for me and that is definitely on my to do list, but today, I get to start being a part of someone else's work. I get trusted to review and edit someone else's stories. That may not see like a lot to most people, but to me it's HUGE! It's something that I am doing for me and just for the enjoyment of doing it. Hopefully, spending time reading the hearts of other's being poured out for the reading enjoyment of others, I will find the courage to take my own chance to that. I guess that is what this blog is, a way to spend time expressing my thoughts the way I feel most comfortable... in black and white. So, I'm stepping out and trying something new. Today, I get a new part of me and here is hoping that it turns out to be a great experience!