Friday, June 8, 2012

Five Minute Friday: Expectation

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Five Minute Friday: Expectation


i remember when i was just married having a hard time with something and asking my mom when she finally felt like a grown up.  i mean, here i was married, thinking about babies and i still felt like such a kid.  i'm not sure if i expected the wedding ring to make that change - or birthing a baby - or almost ten years doing the same job. 

i expected to feel like a grown-up by the time i was 27.  that seemed reasonable. i heard a quote once that you know you're a grown-up when you stop calling them that.  i guess 27 isn't the magic age either.

one day.  but i think what i've learned in this unmet expectation is that every day is new and a chance to grow.  i can either be afraid of what i don't think i can accomplish or meet it head on.  maybe the expectation should be daily evolving and growing and changing.


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