Meaningful Living in the Hashtag Age

The Sun on My Face


Two hours into my four hour trip from Pittsburgh to Baltimore, just after picking up my first cup of Starbucks hot chocolate, I realize something amazing about my life. Unlike the countless years I spent wondering about my career and all the things I wanted to achieve in my lifetime, I finally accepted that what truly makes me happy is feeling the sun shine on my face.

How about that!

This sun I speak of isn’t the star at the center of the solar system. It is the warmth created by living beyond the shadows of your dreams and basking in the comfort of all God destined your life to be. It is embracing the things you care about the most and accepting what you cannot change. It is feeling excited about the day for no other reason than the fact that you will do one thing, no matter how big or small, that you truly enjoy.

For me it is writing.

Whether it’s the perfect email, the perfect letter, the perfect blog post or the perfect next chapter, writing is my kiss of sunshine and hopefully, throughout my lifetime, it will always be a perfect love.

Comments on: "The Sun on My Face" (4)

  1. Shelly Rainey said:

    Michelle I love it! I You are such a phenomenal writer! After reading this piece it causes me to reflect and appreciate the place where God has me and I look forward to where He is about to take me šŸ™‚ You are awesome!


  2. How inspiring Michelle!! Love it, thanks šŸ˜Š


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