Deeply inspired by Samwise Gamgee. In fact, I aspire to his level of loyalty and companionship in all facets of my life. If you have no idea what I’m talking about- Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings should immediately top your reading list. I enjoy drinking coffee with friends at all times of day. I love beauty and reclaiming that. I also just simply love people and different cultures. Traveling, trying new things, and always keeping myself on my toes with the things in my path. If I ain’t learning, I ain’t growing.
In May of 2014, I married G. He is in the Army, and so together we traverse the world of the military life. At the time we met, I’d never even been on an Army post. So it’s been a steep learning curve to say the least. He’s the sanity to my crazy, the stability to my love of change. He just thinks longer about things that I’m unbelievably impulsive about. He’s also the best friend a woman could want.
I see my role in this world as someone to bring order to chaos, or light to dark places. I love walking into difficult situations and helping create clarity and a way to get to the end goal. If my life can somehow help you better understand who you are, or how to best use your skills in the context you are in, I’d love to grab coffee.
Now a little encouragement for you from Sam…
Sam: “It’s like in the great stories Mr. Frodo, the ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were, and sometimes you didn’t want to know the end because how could the end be happy? How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened? But in the end it’s only a passing thing this shadow, even darkness must pass. A new day will come, and when the sun shines it’ll shine out the clearer. Those were the stories that stayed with you, that meant something even if you were too small to understand why. But I think Mr. Frodo, I do understand, I know now folk in those stories had lots of chances of turning back, only they didn’t. They kept going because they were holding on to something.”
Frodo: “What are we holding onto, Sam?”
Sam: “That there’s some good in the world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.”