I have a friend who recently sent me some questions from an online summit that is starting soon, and as I was working on the questions, the last one struck a chord with me. What do I want? I want a lot, but I wanted to share with everyone what I wrote for that question.
What do I want?
I want peace in the world. I know that sounds corny, but it’s true. I don’t want to see people and countries fighting. War is such an unnecessary evil in my eyes anyway. Anger hurts everyone. We need to see the beauty in everyone and everything we gaze upon.
I want to be a person who can help others see that. I want to teach young women that they CAN do anything they want. I want to inspire older women that they don’t have to just sit around and wait to die, worrying about everything. I want them to know that it’s okay to worry, it’s natural, but there are also so many great things in the world to see and things to do. We don’t have to be considered the weaker sex, as we still are in some countries. We are strong. We can teach. We can walk. We can sing and dance. We can do anything!
I want my children and my grandchildren to grow up in a world where they can enjoy the freedom and the joy that they should be allowed to enjoy. To see the beauty in this world. To be safe no matter where they are.
I want to travel more. I want to see the wonders of Turkey, the crystal blue waters that surround Greece, to once again see the beauty of the castles and towns of the Czech Republic, to explore the tundra of Northern Canada, to gaze upon the northern lights in Iceland, to hike through the mountains of New Zealand. I want to go back to Chile. I want to ride a hot air balloon over Cappadocia. I want to lay on a beach in Thailand and enjoy the sun beaming down on me. I want to see more of this world while I still can.
And I want to live out the remainder of my life, no matter how long that may be, with peace and love in my heart. My love for my children and my grandchildren continues to grow every day and I want them all to know that I will love them forever, and that they will always have a special place in my heart.
That is what I want!