Happy Holidays Lavish Lovelies! My hope is that you are enjoying the impending arrival of good ole Saint Nicholas. I certainly am because I am soaking up every minute of my glorious time off (If you are a teacher…HOLLA!). Instead of totally indulging in this season of eggnog and insane hustle and bustle, I have decided to take some time to get organized for the next year.
While cleaning drawers that have been severely neglected, I came across some photographs that I had not seen in a long while. Oh, the memories! I filtered through pictures of my baby when she was a baby, pictures of me and husband when we were young fine thangs (that is the Southern way of saying “things”), and multiple pictures of great holidays past. I even uncovered a couple pictures of a very young me. A me who had yet to discover her lavish. A me whose eyes held tons of wonder and hope for the years to come. As I gazed at the chubby little girl in the photo, a question that I had previously heard came to mind: “What would my adult self say to my little girl self?” To keep it short and sweet…the answer was just five words.
Well, this question was too prolific (horn tooting..ha! ha!) to keep between me and myself. Soooo, I sent it to some members of my band of beauties (thank you…love you) and here are their responses:
Me: Stop fretting, you are favored
Buga: God will never fail you
Mom: Stay on your diet, Boo ( only, my mother! remember, she is wild flower child)
Sweet Spirit: You are more than enough
Sister: My existence is enough justification (she is DEEP)
Bestie: Always keep candy on hand ( she DOES love a good candy apple)
C: Beloved! It’s gonna be something
Mrs. Wells: Put God first…do YOU
Wife: Stay fine your haters watchin (another wild child!)
Lavishites, I ask the same question to you. “What would my adult self say to my little girl self?” Although I can not hear all of your answers, I am quite sure whatever the answer may be, it will awaken your awareness of how far you have come and how lavish the rest of your days shall be!