Serendipity: The effect by which one accidently stumbles upon something truly wonderful, especially while looking for something entirely unrelated.
As I have jumped into the Reviewing community feet first, it has felt so good to connect with people again. That was my Serendipity moment, when I realized how much I really missed interacting with people. I just started doing reviews for something to do that occupied my time. However, through Reviewing and connecting with people online, I literally found an important part of myself again. Of course, I had felt different with being ill, but didn’t realize how different I had actually become. I have really missed interacting with people in the years since I have no longer been able to work. As it became more and more necessary to spend most of my time in bed, I cut myself off from the friends and colleagues I did have, trying to deal with the grief I still continue to feel over losing my independence and developing some really complicated health problem. In the process, I had lost something really valuable.
When I first started this blog, it was meant to be a place where I would share my own reviews with you and write about how you can learn to write reviews yourself.
But then it occurred to me, as much as I like reviewing, sharing nothing but reviews might become very boring very quickly. I am enjoying the connections I am making and don’t want to lose that by becoming boring! I will still be sharing about the ins and out of the Review World, but will be adding other topics as time goes on.
I like to get to know other people and so I hope you do too. I plan on sharing more about my life, but more importantly, sharing the jewels of inspiration I have been finding as I rediscover my life.
I hope as a reader of this blog you are able to experience Serendipity and not only discover wonderful things about shared interests; but also, things about yourself.
Please keep checking back, I never expected to have so many new friends and followers and am looking forward to sharing interesting, funny, helpful, but most of all, wonderful gems that you will find inspiring.
Do you believe in Serendipity? I would love to hear from you. What are your experiences, whether you find meaning in the day to day gems that you discover or have experienced something very grand, and perhaps discovered a treasure beyond measure?