Smile because life is worthwhile

Yesterday I felt like a fraud. I woke you with plans of writing until my fingers cramped up, but instead, I threw myself somewhat of a pity party. A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article about being happily single for the holidays, and in the moment that I wrote the article, it was true. And for the most part it is still true. The last thing I want is to be in a relationship just for the sake of being in a relationship. But I must admit, on days like yesterday, I missed my ex. Whenever I was feeling down, he was the person that I turned to, and he always shared words of encouragement to make me feel better. I referred to him as my own motivational speaker. And even though we are still “friends” we don’t talk very often, and sometimes that makes me sad. Don’t get me wrong, I know we would have eventually driven each other crazy if we’d stayed together just because we thought that was the right thing to do. So since I can’t turn to him, I’ll turn to God more and you all. Writing always makes me feel better. And yesterday a friend of mine shared a status that its nice to know that sometimes you aren’t the only person in the world facing trails, because we are all human, and none of us are perfect. As I feel my spirits begin to lift, I’ll bring this post to a close, and as one of all my all time favorite song’s, Smile by Charlie Chaplin, says I’ll keep on smiling because my life really is worth while.


  1. Very insightful and honest! That my friend is the beauty of literature because it is a script of life’s journey! Bravo!!!!

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