"The true beauty of a woman is reflected in her soul." - Audrey Hepburn
I am a girl who adores anything French - café au lait, the Eiffel Tower, Louis Vuitton. I am a lover of music and cry almost every time I hear it played live. I feel comfort in front of a roaring fire on a cold day and wrapped in my husband's arms as I drift off to sleep. I love to dance - at weddings, at parties, or alone in my kitchen. I appreciate good architecture and have a flair for interior design. My idea of heaven is puppies...piles and piles of puppies! My greatest fear is losing the ones I love. I am infatuated with Jane Austen, Julia Child and Adam Levine. I get tears in my eyes when I hear the National Anthem played. My favorite time of year is Autumn...sunny-blue-sky-crisp-apple-cider-football-Saturday days. I wholeheartedly believe that the sea has healing powers and the love of a child is God's greatest gift. I think judgement is cruel and unacceptable. I believe in love, true love. I believe in the power of choice and freedom. I pray for our soldiers. I believe in speaking my mind and paying compliments. I have faith that everything happens for a reason and I am exactly where I am meant to be.
My soul is made up of all of these things and so much more. Every little bit makes up who I am...every struggle...every victory...every tear...every smile...every bit of darkness and every shard of light. And the most beautiful part of this mixed up soul of mine is that the gift is not wrapped up perfectly and adorned with a bow. It lives in this body...this body that has endured so much...this body that has given so much...this body that can do more than I could have ever imagined...this body that soars, so that the soul housed within can do the same.
The picture above is me this morning, inverting with the aerial hammock for the first time. Trusting my best friend and trusting myself allowed me to overcome my fear...flip...and soar!
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt