Good morning. It is about 9:40 am. I am getting anxious, as I always do, whenever I schedule myself to do CrossFit. Nothing bad, it’s a good kind of anxiety. Like that feeling before you are to speak in front of a crowd. Or like your first day of work. That kind of feeling.
I am listening to Snatam Kaur’s Ong Namo. Thanks to my time in the bathroom today reading Oprah magazine. You should listen to it too, if you’re all about finding zen in life. Well that said I just switched songs. Listen to Kapena’s I Am a Queen. Reminds me so much of Hawaii. Literally every hour you get to hear this song on the radio.
Today, I am grateful for my papa. He took my car to get the oil changed. When I was younger, I used to think that I am more like my mother. Now that I am older, I think I am more a lot like my father. He’s the quiet type, but once you know him - he is funny. He’s nurturing. And he may not talk as much, he will express his love through the little everyday actions. Our relationship went through a hard time when I was growing up, but if there’s one thing my father taught me through his experience in life is that redemption is always possible. Sometimes we all make mistakes, and we hurt people - but it is important that we do all that we can to make things right in the end. That’s what matters the most.
I think life is a series of lessons that we have to learn. Learn about the world. Learn about the people. Learn about ourselves. Throughout the journey, we hit the highs and lows of life. When we hit rock bottom, that is when we gather everything we have within ourselves to pick us up again. It doesn’t matter where you have been, what matters is that you know where you are going and that you are doing all that you can to get there.
Time to get ready for CrossFit. Talk to you later.