Some years back, my friend Rene gifted me with this adorable cross-stitch. I loved it, but I packed it away during a move figuring “I’ll put it up soon!”
Well, I found it recently (carefully packed away, lol) and I was so touched seeing it. How could I have known that I would adopt not one, but two black kitties? It’s just so perfect. It’s also very special to me because now that I’m done with school (read: I can save money again!), I’m thinking about buying a place. Granted, it won’t happen tomorrow, as I’m trying to be responsible about it, but it’ll happen. Looking at this is so motivating. It also means a lot because I’ve had times in my life where I’ve thought “Will I ever have a life that I’m really happy with? Will I ever have a place to come home to that I absolutely love?” While I don’t own a home (yet), I can honestly say that both those things are true. I feel very fortunate and blessed. Looking at this makes me sit in awe of how things work out. Some years ago, I could have never envisioned myself here, a family with my two black kitties. It’s very humbling to think about it all. It also motivates me to be thankful every day, and to keep cultivating a future I love.