Here Is How I Want To Live The Rest Of My Life

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Ilya Yakover

I want to live the rest of my life with as much love and kindness as I can fathom up. I want to soak in each sweet moment with eager lust, and I want my heart to be touched by every single ounce of serendipity that the universe can grant me.

I want to live the rest of my life with my heart placed gently on my sleeve, not afraid to be seen by the world.

I want to be vulnerable and open, and I want the warmth of love to spread through me and all around me like the beautiful constellations bringing light to the darkness of the sky.

I want the joyful moments to always outweigh the painful times, and I want to trust that each lesson will turn into a blessing. For the rest of my life, I want the magic of the world to give me wings so that each time I fall down, I always rise back up.

I want to live the rest of my life cherishing the moments that spark my mind. I want to live the rest of my life embracing the times in which everything feels truly perfect, with no doubts or second guessing. I want to always show up, even in times of discomfort and tears, knowing that even through the tears, I am transforming and becoming.

I want to accept the hardest times in life for all that they are, and I want to trust that I have the resilience to walk through the flames.

I want to always remember that the tidal waves of ups and downs are what keep the ocean alive and moving. I want to always realize that if the waves never came crashing down, the beauty would never exist.   I want to know that the lows will change to highs, and that the good times will always roll back around again.

I want to live the rest of my life bravely hiking up mountains with the courage of all of the souls who have touched my life guiding me forward, step by step. I want to live my life with the beautiful strength and love of those who live in me and up above me, in the sparkling stars and glittering skies.

I want to live the rest of my life with a gentle softness that never, ever hardens.

I want to nurture my tenderness even when the world is covered by a blanket of darkness. I want to live the rest of my life facing the gorgeous blue sky rather than looking down at my feet. And in times of absence, I want to seek new presences.

I want to live the rest of my life owning every second this spectacular world gives me.  I want to spend the rest of my life living and loving, with my glass completely full.

Above all, I want to spend the rest of my days celebrating the miracles and treasuring the moments that make up this extraordinary little life. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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