I wanna be MADE

>> Thursday, March 25, 2010

Today I'm participating in Mama's Losin' It's writers workshop.


The question is, if I could be made into anything, what would it be?

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I want to be a supermom, superwife, superwoman.
I want to be a bohemian homemaker, who makes all her own cleaning supplies and cooks wholesome, organic meals from scratch and sews and knits adorable outfits for her child.
I want to be a creative genuis, who produces cutting-edge photography, paints like picasso, and dances like a dream, whose fingers glide over guitar strings and manipulate music like magic.

I want to look like I'm wearing make up when my face is really naked.
I want to be the kind of person who wants to run a marathon.
I want to be patient and soft-spoken and never raise my voice,
to not be driven to the edge of crazy by a child who is rarely quiet and
rarely calm, but often curious and always cute.

I want to be the kind of wife who cleans the cluttered kitchen,
says "How was your day" with a martini on a tray and an apron around her waist,
to prevent drips on her skirt and never trips over her heels.

Or maybe I just want to be the best me I can be.
The me who will likely never run a 5K,
but takes long, quiet hikes on hot summer days.

The me who occasionally loses it,
but always loves and will never leave.

The me who on some days accomplishes nothing,
but every night thanks God for giving her everything.

2 comments:

paige March 25, 2010 at 7:02 AM  

I absolutely LOVE the image this creates in my head.

Lofty goals and love yourself.

I love your blog!

pegbur7 March 25, 2010 at 3:27 PM  

LOVE LOVE LOVE this post. Glorious!

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