’20 Things I’ve Learned In My 20’s’.

 

 

I’m the kind of person that always feel like a child. Yes, it is weird for me to imagine myself as a ‘grown-up adult’ but I guess I am. Rather, I am on my way to becoming one and, like everything in life, It is mostly more about the journey than the destination.

It’s funny looking back and remembering how badly I wanted to grow up faster so I could do the “fun things” grown-ups do (yes, working was included). From pretending I had my own desk made of boxes and phone books as my “work-to-do” to stealing some mom’s make up in order to look older (or a professional fulltime clown).

You know what is even funnier? I thought I would feel like an adult at my 20’s.

One day last summer, I started writing more and more about my experiences in my own personal notebook (okay, my diary-or-whatsoever.) and this crazy title came to my mind

20 things I’ve learned in my 20’s.

I actually thought it was a bit ambitious to come up with 20 things, but hey, here we go… Continue reading “’20 Things I’ve Learned In My 20’s’.”

Moms and apples. (Happy Mother’s Day!)

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Summer 2017 wasn’t quite as I expected it to be. Some events at the start of the year and before the summer holidays slightly moved my what-I-thought-to-be solid ground. My heart could feel shaky every so often but it brought some fundamental lessons for the year to come.


It’s gonna sound ridiculous but I had told my mom thousand times to stop offering me an apple every time I suggested to get something sweet, especially when my mood wasn’t the brightest and it wasn’t a suggestion anymore. Whatever she wanted, but healthy.

That woman would suggest me an apple anyway and that drove me nuts.

-You know I don’t mean that!

It started being quite annoying, then it became a joke, but in those dark moments, when all I could feel was shame and unworthiness, it felt like a sting in my heart. She would follow with suggesting me to go to the gym, go on a spontaneous trip but if that wasn’t enough, she would put Jesus on the table. Oh boy. She could show herself sorry for me for a few minutes, but then she would suddenly turn my attention away from myself and point me to think about other people instead. She pointed me to Jesus.

Can I be quite honest with you? That wasn’t exactly what I wanted to hear in those moments but, much as it stings, It was what I desperately needed, and I knew she was right, it may hurt, but it is right (ouch).

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Are you (REALLY) here today?

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I frowned. 2017 came stomping around, loaded with what appeared to be dummy questions and new life-changing answers. One of those questions was this one:

 

Are you really here?

 

While reading a Christian book (Captivating-Stasi Eldredge), there was one two-words advice almost at the end of the chapter that caught my eye.

 

“Be present.”

 

Be present?Sure!– I thought, but these two words started taking root in my heart. I can’t describe how despite the fact I was not sure at all what it meant exactly, I could feel like I was about to unwrap something priceless and urgently needed for my life. I continued on reading and discovered an unpleasant reality –how much absent I can be every day. Continue reading “Are you (REALLY) here today?”