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No such thing as all grown.

by lillybrook on June 15, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I had lunch with my oldest daughter today; she is nearly 17 and as I sat with her, I thought about how far she has come and how far she has left to go. How far I have left to go. How far we all have left to go.

It reminded me that we can be, impeccably, who we are in every moment: fantastic in our design and yet, still evolving, become more than we have ever been. Becoming the self we didn't know we would be... even as we are.


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