Today I witnessed a caterpillar become a butterfly, the word metamorphosis does no justice for someone that is already beautiful, it is kind of oxymoronic because I don’t think butterflies are beautiful, I digress. In society we always measure beauty by a classification that measures the physical beauty of a woman, I speak from that context because it is my preference. I witnessed the greatest metamorphosis of a person’s spirit, a response to a call that is difficult for a person to accept especially when it doesn’t fit their self-perceived skill set. It is like crossing the rubicon or in the airline industry jargon the point of diminishing return.
There comes a time in life where you can’t go back. Nikki, I am writing this blog because I am so proud of you and I want my audience to know the caliber of person you are. You are exceptional and full of skills, knowledge, I admire your tenacity, your sticktoitiveness, I am not sure it’s a real word but I am going to use it anyway.
I think about our journey and the first time I saw your face physically, I remember the emotions that flooded my heart. I remember the apprehension that I felt which was later overcome by love. I remember our first date, we went to church and then had a bite to eat. I remember saying “wow this can’t be true.” I thought my window for love like this was closed, I apparently God saw it fit that I would be blessed with a rib that fits perfectly. I know it’s for real as the opposing forces have waged war against us. Nevertheless, you will be an inspiration to many including myself
You’re full of strength and will be strong for so many who either feel they have no voice or are unwilling to speak. The creative prowess of God is exemplified in the wonderful butterfly you are becoming. My love for you will never fail as long as we follow the plan. A plan set forth by God. I make this declaration to you and to the whole world to see. I LOVE YOU more than you know and we are all proud of you.