What is your purpose? Intentions are awesome because they set goals for the day. Intentions can be as big as a new years resolution or a simple morning thought. With all the clutter around us, setting a simple intention can help us focus on what really matters to us and therefore, how we put our energy into the world.
Our courtships culminate in perfectly crafted engagements with a photographer hidden behind a nearby bush (92 likes).
“My hangovers are worse these days because I’m older and because I drink more.”
What I will remember as I leave this place is that it will hurt because of you. It will hurt because you brought me such joy, such laughter, and such pure happiness. You taught me things you don’t even know that you taught me. You are part of the reason that I am a different person today than I was four years ago when I arrived here, petrified and exhilarated.
So, you’re tired. Directionless. Frustrated. Maybe a little disheartened. Trying so hard to live your life in your own way, but still frequently weighed down by unavoidably comparing yourself to others. Wanting to not care what people think, and sometimes being successful and other times caring so hard.
You feel afraid more often than you feel comfortable.
It’s the what if’s that drive you insane but keep you calm. They soothe the realities of your mistaken fate – because, surely, God had a mishap and gave you the wrong story. So you invent the right one instead.
Still being able to use Wikipedia in your research papers, because teachers had not yet realized that it was not a credible source.
Remember that in a year from now, the small thing that is causing you so much worry and angst today will barely register as a blip in your thoughts down the line.
What lies in our hands is the power to choose the beginning of the path; what lies at the end is merely a consequence of that decision, a consequence we shall to come to peace with, a consequence that is beyond our control, nevertheless a consequence that is our responsibility.