I May Not Have Gone Where I Intended To Go

There are a lot of quotes about motherhood circulating around the Internet — like, for instance, “No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you are the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside,” which I saw on some Facebook-posted someecard that punched me right in the gut.

But this quote best sums up my experience so far:

Here’s to undiscovered paths and serendipitous detours in life.

Here’s to unexpected changes that lead to unexpected beauty.

Here’s to discovering who you’re meant to be, when you least expect it.

Here’s to discovering what’s meant to be, when you never see it coming.

Here’s to ending up exactly where I never knew I needed to be.

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