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Today I Love Where I Belong

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Launch control

Today I love where I belong and that I belong somewhere. I love that I received my very first passport yesterday, and that it not only says who I am and that I may travel, but also where I belong and that I may return here. I love that I now feel the freedom to go places and yet somehow I find myself feeling even more attached to my home. I love that no one can tell me where home is, it is the place that my heart is most attached to and it will be in my heart long after it has been denied to me in real life, should that ever happen. I love the dark, simmering clouds in the sky this morning. I love that each day offers its very best, even if all it has to offer is foul, cold spring weather. I love that no day and no season and no weather are ever a destination, summer will never be “finally here” since it, like all the other seasons, is just passing through. I love that every time a season ends, it is on its way back again in just nine months.

Today I love that the new computer is here, that it is wickedly fast, that it has some silliness going on in the form of being all lit up like some sort of dangerous missile launch control station, and that it has everything I wanted. I love how fast it is ’cause I was hoping for that. I love that I gave up several things when I bought the last one and now they’re back on this one. I love that I had to go out yesterday and that I rushed home hoping I hadn’t missed the delivery man and I was just getting out of my truck when he pulled up to the end of the drive.

Today I love favorite old shirts. I love fresh chives. I love barbecuing. I love beaches and shorelines and rivers and lakes and bays and even pools. I love the chance to travel and will be heading out next week to see what there is to see in the next province over for a few days. I love that I might just call that a trial run and I might just plan an even bigger and better trip soon.

Today I love coffee, right here, at launch control.

Today I Love Where I Belong

Kelly Babcock

I was born in the city of Toronto in 1959, but moved when I was in my fourth year of life. I was raised and educated in a rural setting, growing up in a manner I like to refer to as free range. I live in an area where my family history stretches back 6 or more generations. I was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 50 and have been both struggling with the new reality and using my discoveries to make my life better. I write two blogs here at Psych Central, one about having ADHD and one that is a daily positive affirmation that acts as an example of finding the good in as much of my life as I possibly can.

Find out more about me on my website: writeofway.

email me at ADHD Man

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APA Reference
Babcock, K. (2017). Today I Love Where I Belong. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 20, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/today-i-love/2017/05/today-i-love-where-i-belong/


Last updated: 2 May 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 2 May 2017
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