loosely translates to: what may appear beautiful (or successful and esteemed) may have been molded through a long period of trial, darkness, growth and solitude. What we believe to be an over night success is never really made over night. There’s always a journey that shapes us, and a process that graces us to achieve true beauty (success)
Have you ever wondered why they name hurricanes after people?
Elissa Sanci - You started off small; just a tropical storm off the coast, nothing serious. I didn’t see it coming — no one really did. You seemed innocent enough, bringing just a little bit of bad weather into my life. A quick rain shower, nothing an umbrella and a raincoat couldn’t handle.
We were just friends. Good friends, friends that shared thoughts, feelings, dreams and fears, but friends all the same. I never thought I’d end up dating you — no one did — but it happened all the same.
You grew bigger. Storm warnings were issued. People were warned to board up their houses. Some people — people like me — didn’t think you were going to be anything serious. I can handle this, I said, and even if it gets scary, I’ll be able to deal with it.
I was wrong. As the rain began to fall so did I... -