growing rootsWhen I was younger, I never understood what "outgrowing" someone meant. I didn't understand how that could happen at all. How did you suddenly not grow at the same rate? How did you decide that you were beyond who you had always held close to you? How did this happen?
I still can't answer the questions of how and why, but I do realize now that it happens. It happens an awful lot even when we don't realize it is occurring. Some people never grow up and some people just grow old. I am not sure what is worse. I only hope that I continue on in becoming the person I am intended to be. I have never been one for standing still so I think I have a good chance at it.
I don't want to love someone with the same type of emotion I did at eighteen. Things are so much deeper now. What I am capable of feeling is so much more than the girl who loved a boy blindly, and wildly and madly. Now I have grown up enough to love someone with understanding and acceptance and with knowing the truth ofRead More »from Growing Roots