Friday, August 28, 2015

Another Life

Many times, I've looked at another person and thought, In another life, I hope I'm just like her. It's not that she has more money, or better looks, or a cushy job. It's that she might be living out loud, as they say. Her pores exude happiness, or her persona is calm and peaceful. Perhaps she seems so comfortable in her own skin or her confidence shines from within. Whatever she possesses is something I'd like to have, someday. But I got to thinking about my statement and realized that it's really better for me to look at the situation differently. I should be aspiring to be that person today. There's no guarantee that I'll be getting another life.

3 comments:

T said...

Melina does have that effect on people :)

Bethany House said...

There'll always be people that seem happier (or something -ier) than you feel; most likely their not... it's that whole 'seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake' thing. But I'm all for trying to embrace what you want now, rather than someday.

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives." ~Annie Dillard

Don't wait... do it now (insert Shia LaBeouf motivational speech here).

Christina said...

Tara--I wasn't speaking of Melina, but now that I think about it, I could be speaking of her.

Bethany--True on all counts.