I Didn’t Know I Was Lost

I didn’t know I was looking for myself.

But by golly I was out chasing down life

And ran smack dab in to me

Finding out

All about me.

Me and Me

It’s amazing what I didn’t know about me.

Until I discovered it.

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45 thoughts on “I Didn’t Know I Was Lost

  1. Hahaha! I would say, “Isn’t that the truth!” But it would be like a broken record. Haha! We are out looking for the “meaning to life” thinking we are so intelligent to be looking for something so admirable. HA! Guess what we find instead?

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  2. mewhoami says:

    There is so much about myself that I still don’t fully understand or know. Going through new experiences often shows us sides of ourselves that we didn’t know existed.

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    • Yes. Just last week I looked at a friend of mine and said “you know what? I react emotionally, not intellectually. I do not process before I react”. This was in regards to “work”. It was something I had been struggling with to explain to myself, and I tripped right over it. I know certain things about myself but don’t always know how to apply them to other ‘parts’ of my life. Amazing what we learn and put together….

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  3. reocochran says:

    Just when I feel I am trying to ‘get away’ from being me, I am me. This is a ‘twist’ on your thought, but I found this to be true over the Easter holiday. Smiles!

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    • ๐Ÿ™‚ I am trying to embrace what it is I’m finding out about me. THAT is a process as well. It ain’t easy Robin! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Bumping in to that kind of familiar person to realize – oh – maybe that is exactly what and who I am. Well then, okay, let’s make this work. Many smiles for both of us!

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  4. Kentucky Angel says:

    Oh no, not your too Colleen. I thought it was just me. I guess we all must be lost to a certain extent.

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  5. ksbeth says:

    i have done the same – great poem, colleen.

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  6. Yep, sometimes that happens to me and I’m just like “ouch! watch where you’re going!!”

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  7. Gibber says:

    And what was it that you discovered?

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  8. Saurabh says:

    whenever i read you, i must say it inspired me i don’t know why but i think life isn’t what you understand about yourself its about how you understand the others

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  9. niaaeryn says:

    Those moments happen to me…as ever when least expected. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  10. Awesome post. I’m still discovering me everyday… Have fun.

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  11. dogear6 says:

    It keeps changing too, which makes it harder to find!

    Nancy

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  12. April says:

    I have a little saying reserved for myself when I run into myself…..uhduh, har, har. I think we sometimes try to make things hard when they are truly simple.

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  13. markbialczak says:

    What a joyful discovery, MBC!

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  14. NotAPunkRocker says:

    Isn’t that the way it should go? That’s how you know you are on the right path?

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  15. And if in your encounter with yourself you u realize you’re still smiling, that’s a great day!

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