I survived my move! Hallelujah!
The gravity of this move came during a trip to Lowe’s to pick out my paint colors for my new apartment. See, my older brother has his own painting business with his buddies and agreed to come out and paint my apartment in exchange for photos of his band. (Sibling love is the best, am I right?! Thanks, Dave!) Anyhow, I’m standing before a wall of literally thousands of colors to choose from and for anyone who is a perfectionist even in the slightest, this task is mildly terrifying. To “have an idea” of what you might want doesn’t help as much as you’d think. I called my sister for a little guidance but in the end knew I just had to pick two colors, go for it and as Tim Gunn would say, “Make it werrrk”.
Shark Loop and Orange Sparkle. Those were the colors I picked and I’ve made them work.
Sometimes, I like to parallel mundane tasks to a greater lesson at hand. Like, picking colors to fill your apartment with making your situation, whatever it may be, work for you. Everyone is different. We all navigate life’s mountains and valleys in our own way.
For me, moving into my apartment was never a straight shot. It was never the clear choice to me and I had and still have my fears and anxieties. But what I also have is my faith and it is bigger than the sky. I knew in my heart that this was the next step to take and in the brightest and darker moments, I feel God working on my heart. I’m so thankful.
Looking around me now, I’ve got about 5 opened bins of belongings yet to unpack. My bedroom has DVDs, artwork to be hung, and some clothes strewn about the floor. Hello high blood pressure! But I’ve decided to let go. To marinate in that messiness and be okay with it because in the end, I know I will make it all work. We all will.
This is my life. I’m damn proud of how far I’ve come : )
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