Dash of Sass: Sentence, Chapter, or Book?
You know what? Sometimes this happens in life…we dedicate entire chapters and books to people who barely give us a footnote in the story of their lives. I’ve done it. I did it – literally! For years I tried to cast someone as the romantic lead in my story who hadn’t even auditioned for the part. And there are moments I want to take my book I’ve Never Been to Vegas but My Luggage Has and burn it page by page so I never have to see his name ever again. But then I come back to the fact that it doesn’t matter how he viewed me or didn’t view me. It matters that I took a chance. I was BRAVE. I opened myself up to the idea of love and I risked getting hurt and I made myself vulnerable to another human being…and that is what matters to me. Not how he chose to receive my heart but how I chose to put it out there. The truth is, it doesn’t make a difference where I fall in the story of his life or anyone else’s life. What’s important is that I tell my own story bravely. So I won’t regret the pages of #NeverBeenToVegas, or any other chapter in the book of my life, because they mattered and they were beautiful and they prove that I’m bold and ALIVE and willing to go out on a limb for love even if the other person doesn’t always join me there. And I’ll even feel thankful for him…because hey! I might have only been a sentence in his story, but he helped me hit the New York Times Bestseller List! (Perhaps I should send him a fruit basket?!?) 😉