Today’s prompt : FLASH TALK
You’re about to enter a room full of strangers, where you will have exactly four minutes to tell a story that would convey who you really are. What’s your story?
Once upon a time, there was a young girl, who like all young girls in the stories she had read, dreamt of being swept away by a dashing knight on a white steed.
Alas, all the girls seemed to be pretty, wealthy, lissome and helpless – a damsel in distress, a princess. Our heroine was none of these and so she was not sure what the future held.
She made the most of what nature, God and genes had blessed her with and followed her other dream of becoming a doctor, someone who could help others in need of it. Along the way, she made many friends, her parents sisters and teachers included. She had grown up and her dream of the dashing knight became a fairy tale of childhood and was all but forgotten….
Yet one day, along came a dashing young man in uniform, though not on a steed! He took all her warts as beauty and saw her spirit as lovely. Soon they were married.
Life is never a “happily ever after”
But neither is it always a “roller coaster”!
A happy mix of both, 2 wonderful kids and 27 years later, she is still finding herself, her joys and laughter. There are tears and she does falter, but I daresay she will never have her life alter. Her uniform now matches her knight’s and she is proud of it. A teacher and yet still being taught by life, she hopes her dreams for her loved ones will always find an answer.
Finding satisfaction in a career balanced with hearth & home, she is still waiting for the “lived happily ever after “… someday…. somewhere….
If that does not happen, well, “Que Sera, Sera”!
She is happy she has loved n laughed, despaired and cried, plumbed some depths and scaled some heights….. She has “lived” – which is more than a lot can ask for.
Cheers to life,
Cheers to strife
Cheers to lights
Cheers to nights
Cheers to dreams
Cheers to beams
Lets leave the heroine of my story saying Cheers to life!!
Onward, onward, looking forward!!