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Published:August 2nd, 2007 04:04 EST
Am I Everything I Should Be?

Am I Everything I Should Be?

By Carolee Kaufold

Well, I should spell better, learn how to cook, and learn to say, “NO!”  I should get out of the house more.  I should go to sleep at a decent hour.
I should have been taller, thinner and a real blond. I didn't get to go to
the prom. I never had a daughter. I never went to Italy. I don't
wear real diamonds.
I can't ride a bike, or drive a car. I can't carve a turkey or ice a
cake. I never saw my grandfather. I never had brothers and sisters. I
cannot sing or paint. I did not go to college. Or finish Nursing
But.....when I think of ALL the things I have done. WOW!

So, what does that prove? I guess it is that you can do anything if you try.

I will get to Italy, get out of the house more and ice a cake. Do I really want diamonds, to go to sleep early or to paint?

I would like to sing and get thinner, but who wouldn't?

I would have liked to have had a sister and go to the prom.

I wanted to finish Nursing School, and learn how to drive. But, that
was not in my future.

God had a plan for my life and, if I were in charge, I would have failed
terribly.  I would never have gotten to this place in my life.

I have reached for the stars, and I got to touch them.