growing up - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Growing up is learning how to overcome and seal in the victories, then becoming a supportive teacher of others.
In a love-nexus world growing up is the same thing as becoming more psychologically mature. It is becoming a good role model and being a place of calm for the young, one whom encourages and supports them as they grow. As such, it is a blessing, for this is when you begin to give back to your society. It is when you take those great and noble steps on your way to becoming a respected elder.
Growing up to become as good as you, to be my own person with my own passions, but as respected as you, that's what I want.
In growing up you become stronger in body and brain. You learn how to lift children up both in body and spirit, to keep them safe in all ways and not simply the obvious.
Getting bigger is one part of growing up, yet winning the me vs. me battle between showing love or emotional indifference - that is the greater part.
When you grow up to love and cherish as a way of living, you grow wings that lift you up to the highest heights.
Growing up is a thing you do all your life, for each stage of living presents its own challenges to overcome. As you do so, you become the anchor and safe elder for ever more of society, until one day you are the one who emotionally shelters all with only the spirit world holding you.
The girl is like a snapshot out of time. I can see her chestnut hair blowing in the spring breeze, her youthful face turned toward the sun. Though her feet are scarred she still dances, dances like the joy of life within her cannot be tamed. In that purple shirt and jeans she could be anyone, no-one. But to me she is the world itself and without her I cannot enjoy a simple flower or the rising sun. There is nothing I wouldn't do to keep her safe from harm, but I cannot protect her forever. I can only be there when she falls and stand well back while she reaches for the stars.