I believe that people make mistakes.
I believe in second chances.
I believe that sometimes my choices unintentionally hurt those around me.
I believe in friendship, and I choose to still believe in marriage.
I believe in a God that extends beyond walls, cultures, and defined definitions of religion.
I believe in love.
I believe in authenticity.
I believe that travel takes me beyond myself, making me fall in love with people and faraway places.
I believe that goodbyes just can’t be forever. I don’t know what forever means.
I believe in heartbreak, for I have felt its sting.
I believe that I won’t always be alone. I believe that I am never completely alone, that I am never beyond help.
I believe that someone somewhere is looking for me, wanting me and wanting more than only the idea of me.
I believe that waiting won’t hurt me, but that compromising values will shatter my soul.
I believe in family.
I believe in trusting and holding on when I have no fucking idea of what else to do .
I believe in purpose, and I am stepping in its direction.
I believe that there is more to a story than just what my eyes can see.
I believe that laughter carries me higher and farther and faster than any airplane ever has or ever will.
I believe with questioning hopefulness that one day, I will not see size as equal to my worth and that perfection is not numbers or performance. Instead, I hope that WITHOUT question know— absolutely know— that I am loved because I exist. Simply because I exist.
Curious. Bubbly. Creative. Curating a life I don't need an escape from and inspiring you to do the same.