Dear Life

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Dear life 13

by Kim August 27, 2013

Dear Life, I’ve been hesitant to write you because I wasn’t sure how I felt about you. I believed you were giving me “gifts” – but they sure didn’t feel like gifts – all that struggle and messiness?! Come on now – what kind of gifts are those?!

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Dear life 12

by Kim August 26, 2013

Dear Life, thank you for the baby playing soccer in my tummy. For a love so deep and complete and life-changing for someone who isn’t even here yet that it shocks me and moves me to tears in the grocery store checkout line.

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Dear life 11

by Kim August 19, 2013

Dear life, thank you for my legs and lungs which took me on a 10-mile run yesterday. Thank you for the humbling reminder that everything, even the things that feel second-nature, must be maintained.

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Dear life 10

by Kim August 14, 2013

Dear Life, thank you for this glorious afternoon weather, the crisp blue sky, the shining sun and the cool, blowing breeze. Today I feel the first hint of autumn creeping towards us.

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Dear life 9

by Kim August 5, 2013

Life, thank you for reminding me that the questions never go away but that the quest for answers is true and valuable. Some of us are seekers, even though we do not always know what we are searching for.

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Dear life 8

by Kim July 29, 2013

Dear Life, Thank you for reminding me that play is a crucial component of creativity and that I need to make a little more room in my life for it. Thank you for fruit smoothies and banana bread and baths and tennis. Thank you for little luxuries.

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Dear life 7

by Kim July 22, 2013

Dear Life, Thank you for gray days of rain and the joy of being indoors while the world outside drips and puddles. Thank you for good books and blank paper and pens. Thank you for the limitlessness of creativity.

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Dear life 6

by Kim July 15, 2013

Dear Life, Thank you for helping me keep an open heart and mind and for allowing me to see all of the good things around me. Thank you for my parents. Thank you for this time that I am able to spend with them, it feels wonderful to be a daily part of their lives again.

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Dear life 5

by Kim July 8, 2013

Gratitude from around the world.

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Dear life 4

by Kim July 1, 2013

Gratitude from around the world.

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Dear life 3

by Kim June 24, 2013

Gratitude from around the world.

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Dear life 2

by Kim June 17, 2013

Gratitude from around the world.

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Dear life 1

by Kim June 10, 2013

Dear Life,

Thank you for the cool breeze on this hot day, for running shorts, for lemon fizz, for watermelon juice. Thank you for hard work and the rest of afterwards.

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