Tuesday, December 18, 2012

the one

Sometimes, you find the one.

When you find yourself at a crossroads in life, searching for a place, or opportunity, or perhaps a person -- sometimes you find the one.  The search can be long and weary, as you visit, and examine, and think over one option after the next.  As they pass by your consideration, some seem a far-out chance, and others might not seem so bad after all.

But occasionally, for no explicable reason at all, you stumble across it.  Suddenly, all other possibilities pale in comparison, because this -- this feels right.  A calm excitement fills you; a peace, a joy.  And you know you've found it.  You see yourself in that apartment, curled up on the couch, waking up in the morning, stumbling to your door at 3 in the morning after a fantastic night.  You see yourself at that job, satisfied, achieving, enjoying, growing.  You see yourself with that person, cozying up side by side, smiling through tears, taking adventures, loving and being loved....
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