Hey there! It’s me, Heidi.
Here we are in Day 4 of my 30 Day Blog Challenge. Today’s challenge was to set up a subscription opt-in for my wonderful, beautiful, talented, amazing, unique, and perfect-as-you-are readers. But, here’s the deal… there are a couple of tweaks and a bit more research on the matter that I have to do before subscription capability will become a reality for Wandering Thespian. It’ll happen, I swear! You all deserve to be updated on all of the new content and exciting things I have to share with you so that you don’t miss a single thing. It’s just going to take some time.
The other part of today’s challenge was to… can you guess it? I bet you can guess it. Ready? Here it comes………. WRITE! And, as per usual, I spent all day thinking of what I could possibly write about (hence the reason you’re probably not going to see this post until you wake up on Day 5). I’m going to be a bit transparent here, if you don’t mind. I’m in the middle of an employment transition. And by “employment transition,” I mean I have a temporary job while I’m looking for an exciting career. For any of you who have also been in one of these transitions, you know how frustrating it can be. Yes, you’re so incredibly grateful for that temporary job as it’s helping you pay the bills, but you also know you’re capable of and desiring so much more. So. For today’s post (that I’m now only just sitting down to write at 11:00pm… shhhhh don’t tell), I’m going to take some inspiration from an incredible Broadway production I saw in January this year. DEAR EVAN HANSEN.
For my not-so-Broadway-savvy readers, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the incredible story of a high school boy who is desperately trying to find his place in the world. Throughout the show, we learn that Evan is suffering greatly – although from what, we never really find out – and his therapist has given him an assignment. He’s is supposed to write a letter to himself every single day that starts with the phrase, “Dear Evan, today is going to be a good day, and here’s why.” I’m going to attempt to do the same… to give myself (and hopefully you) some encouragement for right now, for tomorrow, for any time you feel like you’re alone in this ever-so-temporary life. Here we go.
Tomorrow’s going to be a good, day and here’s why.
You are a daughter of the King. He who loves you most will never ever leave you. Even when you’re in the pits of despair and things aren’t all sunshine and daisies, He is there in the trenches with you. He is fighting for you. You do not have to fight alone.
You are smart. You have been given the gift of an education that no one can take away from you. You will find a career that you love where your talents are used to their fullest. Even if your current job is “temporary” in nature, you have so much joy and love to bring to the people you encounter at work every single day. There are people in this world that do not have the opportunities that you have, whether you always like them or not.
It’s supposed to rain. And you love the rain. So, there.
There’s a chocolate bar in your fridge that is waiting to be eaten. You’re going to eat the whole thing. The. Whole. Thing. And, that’s an order. If that doesn’t make tomorrow the best day ever, I don’t know what will!
You have the coolest cat who gives you more cuddles than you could ever possibly need in this life. Seriously. His snuggle game is so strong. His fart game is so strong, too, but we’ll just ignore that for a second. The little gentleman has even kept his bowtie on for a solid three days. Trust me when I say that cat does NOT want to be wearing a bowtie. But he’s doing it for you. Because you feed him.
Pretty much you’re #winning at life right now even though it may not feel like it. You are the bomb dot com so grab the tequila and raise the roof because you are absolutely #nailingit.