Letter #665: Swing for the Fences

Dear life,

Sometimes you happen exactly how we envision you. Then there’s the other 23 hours of the day.

We expect things to happen one way, but the reality is you are full of curveballs.

What happens when curveballs come your way? You keep swinging. You learn how to recognize them, and you embrace. You can’t control what the pitcher throws your way. You can control how you approach your at bat.

About a month ago I turned 27. Does my life look anything like I thought it would? Not one bit. Do I care? Sure, sometimes it’s hard. How do I handle it? Work through it, move on and get over it. I don’t know about you, but I’m not riding the bench. The unexpected will not paralyze me. I have many more at bats to take, and I’m making the most of each one. I’m swinging for the fences!

Embrace the unexpected,

Fence swinger

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I'm Lindsay. I write letters at least one a day to be exact. I love words of affirmation, the OKC Thunder, Oklahoma State, tempos with v-necks, ice water, garage sales, budgeting and Blue Bell. Processing life and quality conversation make me tick. I'm simple yet complex all at the same time. My family and friends mean more to me than the world, but my identity lies in Christ.

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