Siempre verde. Always green.
I scribbled those Spanish words and their translation into my art journal, pasting a magazine clipping of bright green leaves next to them.
A reminder of hope, right there on the page.
Always green. Always growing.
At the time, I felt anything but.
I was 24, living in a city that didn’t quite feel like home, and learning to accept the end of a relationship that was never going to be right.
After dating on and off all through college, my boyfriend and I had reached that place of determining whether or not there was a real future for the relationship. As painful as it was to realize, we were two very different people, heading in two very different directions.
Standing on my own, in a new place, watching my story unfold much differently than I thought it might, I had an opportunity to choose growth, an opportunity to discover my roots and what they might be preparing me for…
Hop on over to Venture Magazine to read the rest. :) I’m super honored and excited to be a part of their writing team.
Happy Saturday and Happy March, friends!
Hope you’re off having some fabulous weekend adventures!