Mara Prose 5 Weeks of Reflections


Facing the Uniqueness of Me

There came a point in January where a light bulb went off inside my head and I suddenly began to see myself for who I truly am and not who I have pretended to be.  No one really wants to admit to themselves that they haven’t always been the most likeable person, least of all a person like me who is very set in her ways.  Yet, it was time for me to grow; I mean really grow and evolve so much more than I ever have in the past.

I really like this Mara that everyone is witnessing these days.  I fall in love with her more and more everyday.  I am so protective of this version of myself , that any type of compromise is viewed as a detriment and threat.

Why do I like her so much?  Because she is calmer, more secure, more focused and more selfless.  She doesn’t mind sharing her big heart with others.  She stopped being a braggart and pompous ass and actually just started enjoying her life more quietly.  She listens more than she speaks and she empathizes more than she judges.

She has no qualms about admitting her faults and working to correct them – the key is it must be seen as a fault.  She finally realizes that she creates her own happiness; although it is still a struggle to keep this at play.  This Mara knows when to take a step back, analyze, reassess and then proceed with caution (the former Mara rushed into everything).  She is working on being more of a champion for herself as opposed to her own worst critic.

There is so much more but I think you get the just of it.  I am just an all around better person.  I see so much beauty in myself and I am finally transforming from a caterpillar to a butterfly.  I will admit, I am not quite fully out of the cocoon.  I start to take off and I slide back in, but I am getting there.  The point is I accept the Uniqueness of Me.

Until next time,

Mara Prose

 

 

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