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3 People You Admire

My dear friend (who totally insulted me by saying blogs were a waste of time.... then made one of her own! HA!) has challenged me to list three people in my life that I admire and list why.

So here's we go:

1) Tasha- One of the absolute best women I have ever known in my life. She blows me away with her ability to see things on the bright side.

She has endured a rather nasty divorce, and nastier custody battle all while working multiple jobs to support her son and herself, going back to school to improve her quality of life and maintaining her monumental faith in the Lord. She never once has turned her back on her knowledge that she is loved by God and all this will work out in the end.

Furthermore she is the essence of a friend who stands by you through thick and thin. I trust her implicitly and as our friendship has gone through these crazy curve balls life keeps throwing our way we have become as close as sisters.

2) Ralexwin- which many of you would think was a given (or a cop-out answer) since I'm married to him, but it really isn't. This man has the patience of a mountain and the emotional control of a rock (which CAN get in the way sometimes).

I have learned so so much from him. Ralexwin has taught me how to detach my feelings from my arguments so that I can have an intellectual discussion without it becoming a personal attack. It's one of the most freeing lessons I've ever learned.

Not only that, but he's smart and motivated and responsible and wise. -all the things I need to work on... well except the smart part ;)-

3) Rinda- Who I really haven't talked to in several years but have known since I was old enough to remember knowing anything. She's incredible! She has done so many amazing things in her life (she's lived in Venezuela [where she learned Spanish], taught English in China, backpacked across Europe [alone], went to college in Hawaii, and has a wonderful little growing family). She radiates a calm happiness that makes you want to be around her. I not only admire her patience and love of life, but her lack of fear at trying out new things (I am such a chicken when it comes to new things).

So those are my three for now. Who are yours?

Comments

Polly Blevins said…
I don't know two of the people on your list; but, I do know your husband and he really is amazing. He seems to know how to calm situations down with only a few words and knows exactly what to say. He has an aire of confidence and charisma. I also have him as one of the top people in my life that I admire.
I think you have an andveturous streak in you that will be satisfied one day...when the kids are grown and things settle down more likely than not. Not only that, I think you don't give yourself enough credit, you would and could do anything you want.

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