-introspective kid-

When I was cleaning out my nightstand drawer, I found a letter that I wrote to Roger when we were dating. I hate reading my old letters, (and journals. and poetry.) but this one was partially destroyed, so I read through it to see if it was worth saving. I’m still not sure it’s something I want to hang onto, but there were these two sentences in there:

“[God has] a big important plan for some people, and a little one for other people. There has to be somebody to do the little minor things that get overlooked, and I think that’s me, because that’s what I’m best at.”

That’s still what I’m best at. Little things.

But I was surprised to see that I’d already figured that out 17 years ago. 

 

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About ruthie.voth

Wife of one, mother of four, friend of many. Lover of details, color, good conversations, finding balance, and being honest. Passionate lover of a well-crafted sentence - even more so if it's witty. Weird blend of cynical optimist. I'm the worst kind of woman. I'm high maintenance, but I think I'm low maintenance. Somehow, people still love me. Must be grace.
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One Response to -introspective kid-

  1. joycemoyerhostetter says:

    To thine own self be true.

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