That Moment When You Have Nothing


Is the moment you realize you have everything…you need.

I cross the Howard Frankland Bridge every day, which is a bridge that connects Tampa Bay to Clearwater. Today I was going over all of the issues and problems I have ahead of me. Bills, challenges, jobs, and really just making sure my life is moving towards a goal that I won’t regret. Something that future me will thank me for.

I got to the point where I lamented over all of the tools and resources I didn’t have and how I could miss out on opportunities that I see others grasping for.

It was at that precise moment that I crossed the Howard Frankland Bridge. This is a several mile bridge over the ocean that is a spectacle to see in the morning. The water is reflected perfectly, and you are just barely above it. It was then that I realized how fortunate I am to be living in such a place. Not just Tampa Bay, but even being in America is a blessing I frequently forget.

Perhaps I won’t get everything that I want and maybe some of my goals won’t be attained. So what? I have everything I need, not at the least including my drive to thrive in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

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One reply to That Moment When You Have Nothing

  1. That’s an extraordinary thing to have all you need, extraordinary. And it’s great that you recognize and can connect to that – fully.

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