Hi my loves! Wow, it’s been quite some time. Actually a bit too long, now that I’ve really had time to marinate on it. Where have I been? What have I been doing? Why haven’t I been blogging? And what have I been eating are probably a few questions that come to mind. Well, today I’m here to address those questions. To be honest, I’ve taken alot of time to refresh, refocus, reevaluate, release, & relax. It’s funny how some things never tend to get old. Myth has it that you never really get over your 1st love. I must admit that I find this partially true. Writing has ALWAYS been my 1st love. It’s therapeutic & a form of expression. A story. No matter what life throws at you, we all have a story to tell. The beauty of this statement is.. “everyone’s story is different!” We all have different paths, journeys, & choices to take/make.
I recently took a vacation with my family to a place called Reelfoot Lake, & it was absolutely breathtaking. It was peaceful, beautiful, & refreshing. Surrounded by lakes. There’s something about lakes that completely capture my being. Now, this is where I got my motivation back. The odd part comes because I brought my journal, but I didn’t write a single sentence. Why? I was trying to soak in every moment I had. My intentions were there, but it just didn’t happen. I took mental notes. LOL. I then asked myself this…”Sondra, what is it that YOU want to do? And what makes YOU happy?” Fairly simple right? Nope. I really struggled with the thought of my own questions. Once I came up with the answer, it brought me back to what I knew I was supposed to be doing. But I simply chose not to. Life is all about choices. This is where the tip of my inspiration came back. Yes!
Ooookk, so alot has changed in my life since my last post. A whole lot. Like a whole whole lot! But I think you get the drift. I will share more at a later date. For now, it’s time for me to answer some of the questions that I’ve been personally asked.
- Where have I been? Mainly home & working.
- What have I been doing? Working, working, & working. Taking care of myself/family. My summer schedule is very hectic. As some of you may know, I work for a huge school district & we work year around. I don’t get a summer vacation, but I’m free to take one as I so choose. I’ve been closing down schools for the most part currently.
- Why haven’t I been blogging? I lost my inspiration. The ideas, words, & passion were there, but I lost my inspiration. (Group Hug)
- What have I been eating? Close your ears! EVERYTHING!! Yes, I said it! Don’t worry. I haven’t gone completely A-WALL, but I made alot of visits. (Shrugs)
On a good note, I’m back! I have my inspiration back, I’m refeshed, refocused, tons of ideas, new food recipes, inspiration, & health hacks I’ve learned along the way. Lastly, I had a co-worker who asked me 2 simple questions the other day. “Why haven’t you been writing/posting? ” When will you be blogging again?” My answer: Soon. She then went on to inform me of her food concerns & really needed my help. She stated that she looked forward to every post & she would check my blog daily, but nothing current was there. It hit me like a ton of bricks. At that moment, I realized it wasn’t just about me. It never was. NEVER WILL IT BE. It was about helping others, & being obedient to what God has told me to do. It’s my 1st love. My passion. My purpose. I’ll leave you with this. I recently watched a documentary where the interviewer asked the person this question. ‘What has been the greatest loss that you’ve experienced in your life?” She answered, ” Myself.”
Until the next post! Be inspired, be encouraged, & be who God has called YOU to be!
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