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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Personal Reflections on My 31st Birthday




The last year brought about significant life changes and events, resulting in more introspection and self-reflection than I’ve done in a long time. If Zora Neale Hurtson was right then there are indeed, “years that ask questions and years that answer.”  The past year provided answers and insights , I did not know I needed. I close “my year of 30” a wiser and much more thoughtful woman and as always I embrace the future knowing that God’s plans for me are to prosper me and not to harm me, to give me hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11. Here’s to 31! The number 31 is personally significant,  because I’ve always admired the description of the Proverbs 31 woman. My goal for this year is to develop more into the Proverbs 31 woman. Below I share events, happenings, thoughts and lessons from my year of 30.
I moved back to New York. A little over a month after my 30th birthday, I moved from L.A. back to my home city, New York. Two years in L.A. and three years in D.C. meant that it had been five years since I had lived in my beloved New York. I spent hours thinking about my decision to move back, unsure about whether or not I was making the right choice. I stepped out on faith and in hindsight, I am so glad I did.  Everyday I wake up  with the reality that I am an Attorney, living in New York City, doing work that I find extremely fulfilling. This is the stuff that my dreams are made of. The journey to today was not easy, I worked hard and overcame a lot of difficulties. Given my journey, I am incredibly grateful[....] Read the rest of the post on my personal blog HERE

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Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts :)