I Am Additional Than A Label


As a society, we place labels on every little thing. Some are required.  

I want to know the expiration date on the cheese that has been in the bottom drawer of my refrigerator for two months (I imply weeks).   

Some are frivolous. Yes, I know taking a bath with my space heater is not a great thought. 

But often I feel we have gone overboard with the labels. In particular the ones attached to humans. Hardly ever are they appropriate and far more importantly, even if they do match SOME of the time, all of us have so quite a few layers that go into generating us who we are.  

Right here are a couple of of MY non-labels! 

Label me an introvert BUT I’m not antisocial

Effectively, perhaps I am a tiny, but only if I’m annoyed or incredibly tired. I like speaking to individuals. I specifically like hearing their stories the great ones and the sad ones. I am honored when somebody trusts me adequate to share their journey with me. I might not be the life of the celebration, but I’ve produced peace with that.  

Label me single BUI’m not alone 

Seriously, I reside with two other adults and a toddler. I’m By no means alone! Becoming single is not a word I’m ashamed of. It does not have a adverse effect on me. Certain, there are instances when I want I had a sidekick to stroll via life with, but now is not the ideal time. I do not necessarily purchase into the quotes I see everyday that say “just wait, he’s coming”. For all I know he came though I was altering a diaper or writing a weblog. Either way, if he was that straightforward to miss, he wasn’t the ideal one particular anyway. I’m great. For now, I’m single and I am good.  

Label me a Christian BUT I’m not judgmental 

I could create an whole weblog about this subject, but I will not currently. Let me just say the simple core of Christianity is like, grace and forgiveness. No, we can not just do something we want and skip ideal into heaven, but for these who might not have figured it out however, no one particular down right here gets to choose what goes on up there. (No matter who a great deal you might want to or have an opinion.) 

Label me middle age BUT it is just a quantity 

Just like I’m not worried about getting single, I’m not also worried about obtaining older. I imply, the gray hair and wrinkles are a bit tasking, but what other option is there to watch your grandkids develop up? I am thankful for the understanding and experiences that I had in my life. They have enriched me and I think produced me stronger. The quantity of candles on the cake does not bother me. Just for the like of all issues great, please get the buttercream icing!  

My size is a label, but I’m not sharing that one particular. In reality, I likely shouldn’t have place this just after the buttercream icing cake comment. I’m under no circumstances positive which is worse, the M, L, XL or the eight, 10, 12, 14. Which appears far more incriminating, two letters or two numbers? And why are Junior garments in odd sizes? Is that so they do not get mixed up with adult garments? Just curious…. Either way, I attempt not to anxiety about the labels in my garments. Yes, I want they have been in the single digits/letters, and in the end, I have some manage more than that, but studying to be delighted with exactly where I am Right now is a target and an accomplishment.  

Label me old fashioned BUT to me, it just suggests I have manners and requirements.  

That may sound a tiny vain and I’m not saying every person who has manners is old fashioned. But there is anything to be mentioned for strong values. I’m progressive adequate when I want to be and I am constantly open to new suggestions and improvements, but there are nevertheless great simple manners that under no circumstances go out of style and I am on that bandwagon just about every single time.  

I hope this has shown you that labels are fine, but they are not to be engraved or permanent.  

By no means let any person define who you are or what you can do. Be the conductor of your personal stunning orchestra and let YOUR music ring out! 

And if you do locate the want…..  

Label Your self Awesome! 


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