Monthly Archives: May 2013

Stargazing


 

When was the last time you stopped to stare at the sky? Well, at night that is.

I haven’t in a very long time, and last night I did.

I realized that sometimes we get so busy and caught up with what’s happening in our lives that we forget to pay attention to the little things nature has to offer.

I slowed down for just that moment amidst my fast-paced life, and took a deep breath- I felt alive in a numbing world.

Those are the little things that make us stop, smile, and be grateful for that very moment we acknowledge that we are a part of a very beautiful universe- even if we never get to unfold its mysteries.

It doesn’t have to be a romantic treat, just find your place in the universe.

Stargazing…….

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My True Love


Thank You Love

Love kept me sane in the midst of chaos

Love comforted me when I felt alone, confused, and lost

Love helped me realize my dreams by asking “do you believe in WordsofNelle?”

Love pushed me to keep writing as a means of self- expression

Love is crude

Love has no rules

Love is boundless

Love is passion

Love is immortal; it only lays dormant- if you let it

Love is letting go without knowing it will return

Just like my love for writing, no matter how many days that pass- I cannot stop the pen that’s in my heart

To writing, love


Life’s Gentle Reminders


So, I’m back from my hiatus.

I’m sorry for have not writing a single post for the last two and half months. It was a very hectic, yet meaningful time for me, like what I wrote about in beautiful transitions- this was a period of beautiful transitions and I had to embrace it.

In February I almost lost my sister to a car crash- minor head injury, broken collar bone, broken femur, fractured hip and collapsed lung. Only God alone saved her and pulled her through those testing weeks in hospital. She’s alright now, only a few more months to go, and with the help of physiotherapy, she should be able to walk again.

I had also just moved back home in December, after a year in the UK, flooded with the readjusting, reconnecting, taking turns at hospital, babysitting my nephew, job hunting, among other things. I now have two part- time jobs and have started my own marketing communications firm with two of my very good colleagues. It has been chaotic, and I’m still finding my way. But my transition became beautiful when I started embracing all the changes and allowing them to fall into place without interfering.

Once again, I couldn’t have survived this period without God, family, friends, and colleagues.

Through my transitioning period, I was reminded that I need to be patient, kind, strong, loving, thankful, humble, persistent, passionate, and have faith- that no matter what happens in life, I will be able to get through it. Also, that life is a learning process and not every lesson is seamless, and that everything has its purpose, even if I don’t understand it- just one of life’s gentle reminders.


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