Thank you 2k16

To the new year, and to many more memories to make and more magic to create.

Thank you 2016.

Thank you for making me the person I am today. Thank you for teaching me that distance isn’t always heartbreaking and that adventure is a good thing (for the mind, body and soul). Thank you for the memories, the places, the people, the food, the art, the music, the education, and most importantly, the adventure of a lifetime. Thank you for blessing me with love, from strangers and friends. Thank you for the sunsets and sunrises, and the winds of change. Thank you for the pain, for with every bend in the corner, there came light that lifted me higher.

Thank you family.

Thank you for being the best part of me and my life. Thank you for giving me a chance to explore and learn, and for never turning me down. You’re my best friend. Thank you for your faith and unconditional love.

Thank you bestest friends (you know who you are).

Thank you for being my support system despite the tough decisions and distance. I’ve underestimated the difference a simple text or phone call can make. Thank you for being my soulshine when I didn’t know where to look and for being patient, no matter the time. Thank you for never judging me no matter the situation. Thank you for being the right to my wrongs and helping me find my way in new terrains. Thank you for believing in me when I failed to believe in myself. Thank you for your love.

Thank you friends and family (Australia).

Thank you for welcoming me into your worlds, and being there for me when you didn’t have to. You showed me love, and opened your hearts, arms and doors to me with so much warmth and kindness. You’ve helped me start a new chapter of my life. Thank you for always willing to listen, and for your strength and guidance.

Not every home is built from bricks and beams, some are built from memories, people, love, laughter and dreams. Thank you for helping me find comfort in an unfamiliar place, and building a home I can call my own.

Thank you God.

Thank you for lighting up my world,
the endless laughter,
the unsaid words,
and the happily ever after.

Thank you 2016.

Thank you for blessing me with such wonderful people and places. Thank you for the grace. I’ve loved each day.

2017, let’s make magic!