Nov 18

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The grand gesture

Today Mr. Blue Eyes finally made it home.  After almost two months on the road, he’ll sleep in his own bed again tonight.

I tell you this because I feel oddly better now that he’s home.  I still miss him like CRAZY, but I feel a little more stable knowing that he’s in one place and not moving around every day, sleeping goodness knows where each night.

And I also tell you this because I had a revelation last night while I was on the phone with him.  Well, to call it a revelation might be a bit strong since I’ve known it all along.  But the truth is that even though I said the words, I didn’t really feel them.  Last night I got it.

This man must REALLY love me.  He rode a motorcycle across the country and back to spend a month with me.

I’ve always been someone who traded in grand gestures – I like to make them and I like to receive them.  But that – riding a MOTORCYCLE across the country when it was approaching winter – that transcends any grand gesture I could have ever conceived of.

Thank you baby.  Sorry it took me so long to figure it out.  Thanks for sticking with me until I got there.

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Leah Carey

Leah Carey is the Chief Miracle Officer of The Miracle Journal, where she writes about the large and small miracles that happen in her life every day. She is a life coach, speaker, journalist, freelance writer, and lover of life. In all of those pursuits, she works with people to identify what’s already right in your life so you can build an even more joyful and fulfilling daily experience from that foundation. You can find her on Facebook, , Twitter, and YouTube.

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  1. Lisa LaPlante

    I am speechless with happiness for you. Truly.

  2. Leah Carey

    Thanks Lisa. 🙂

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