Oh, Hello 30!



Oh hello there,
Welcome
So happy you are finally here.
I've been waiting on you for some time now.
Ever since I turned 25 I must say.
I felt you over my shoulder this last few months.
I saw your shadow in front of me with each decision and every step I made.

Since the first of January 2015, everyone has always reminded me that you were coming.
I should get married someone of them said.
What are you doing still single, some asked.
What is the next step for you?, I heard.
The pressure has been insanely crazy, but I have been "unlooking".
I shall not be pressured to do that which I am not ready for.

My 20′s have been great
My 20's was about learning who I am, finding my voice and learning how to use it.
The past decade was about me, and I am ready for this next one to be about much more.

Dear 30,
You are my milestone year.

I want you to be about finding love and building my own family.
I am ready for this turning of a page and fully embracing the next chapter of life.
I think we will be good for each other, you and I.
I see us accomplishing a lot together
I see us embarking on a lots of adventures together and evolving together.

My spirit welcomes you.
I am humbled at the wisdom that comes with you.
I do not know what lies on the road ahead of me, but I will embrace it all.
So, let’s do this. Here’s to thirty!

♥Lara

'Lara A

11 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Lara! Enjoy your new age

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  2. Blessings to you and may your aspirations for this new phase of your life be achieved and fulfilled in Jesus name.

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  3. Happy Birthday!! More birthday picturessss

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  4. Happy birthday in arrears. My this new decade of your life be a thousand times better than the previous one.

    Atilola's World

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  5. Happpy Birthday!
    Love your attitude towards the new decade... one I hope to have and more..full of joy and filled with wisdom, ready to move into the "more" God has for us...yes, happy new year to you!

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  6. Wow Lara, you would have to write a poem for me on my next birthday which is July. We have a lot in common and I am the male and christian version of you and twenty-one years older. Otherwise we have a lot in common and share a lot of interests not least the AIESEC connection and the passion for travel. I am not from a middle class background like you but I consider myself now as middle class having extricated myself from my parents working class background. I do hope that you will get all your hearts desires at this sweet tender age of 30. When I was your age life was full of dilemmas and uncertainties for me. I have navigated most of the challenges but some still remain not least the recurrent bouts of depression I go through which I don't seem to have found a total cure for. But I am coping with life nevertheless and I am loving it. Good luck.

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