Moments of 2018
2018 has been a year of change for our nation and our community. Our diversity has brought us together and made us strong. We gathered, we roared, and we blew in the winds of progress.
Now, the holiday season is upon us and it’s time to celebrate, to reflect, and to forgive. Let go of ideas that no longer serve us. Let go of thoughts that hold us back and keep us from moving forward. Empty the baggage and create room to gather the good.
For me, this has been a year of moments. And as I look back, it is the simple ones that have had the most impact.
And so, before we rush into the New Year, my wish for you is the joy of moments. Maybe the ones I share with you from 2018 will find their way into your world in days to come:
The satisfaction I felt with the last brush of paint. I actually finished a project!
Catching the rays of the sun shinning on Elijah one morning. Bathing my boy in golden light and love.
When the lights go down and the music starts! Thank you “Dear Evan Hanson,” You Will Be Found.
The birth of my cousin Oliver, the first child in our family to be born in California since, well, since I was born!
The moment when another soul trusted me. It’s humbling.
When I puttered the day away in my pajamas and time became meaningless.
When a simple act of friendship touched me in a way that rocked my spirit.
Turning into the driveway of my home, the house where I was raised. I am safe, I am warm, I am blessed.
The moment when I released my frustrated grip and let the universe finish the sentence.
Every moment I laugh. Every moment I tear. Every moment I feel. Connecting those moments creates who I am.
In gratitude, Elijah and I wish you the very best of the holiday season! I thank you for the privilege of sharing my thoughts and our world. I am optimistic about the coming New Year.
Maintaining the belief that life is best enjoyed with humor and a seven second delay, Heidi relies on Mother Nature for the morning news, her animals to keep her responsible, and good friends to check her socks to make sure they match. She is currently with Reveal Studio in Glendale, California as a Project Manager.