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“We were together. I forget the rest.”

{On Magic.}

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”   -Roald Dahl

I have never been the girl who has obsessed about a wedding since I was a little girl. But I did always wonder about magic. As in, will I feel it every time I look at him? When will it fade? Does marriage kill the magic? What can you do to preserve it? What I couldn’t have imagined was what I felt when I finally met him. My whole being just went “Ahhhhh…ok. I get it now.”

This weekend, the Gent wanted to somehow formalize this magic. He took me to a beautiful park, and slipped this ring on my finger. It’s not an engagement ring, because we want to savor every little moment. The engagement ring will come when it comes. For now, I am the happiest girl alive. And I believe in magic :)

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8 comments on “{On Magic.}

  1. elissa
    September 27, 2011

    congratulations, jessica! what a beautiful ring and a wonderful sentiment.

    • jessica clare
      September 27, 2011

      Thank you Elissa!!

  2. Maya
    September 27, 2011

    So beautifully said! And the ring is truly the cutest! Congrats!

  3. Hanna
    September 28, 2011

    L*O*V*E eveything about this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • jessica clare
      September 28, 2011

      Thanks Hanna!

  4. Kayla @ Exquisite Banana
    October 4, 2011

    Aaaand now I’m all weepy. Magic indeed. (you have a good guy!)

  5. e
    October 24, 2011

    I am so very happy for you ! All the best in everything !

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This entry was posted on September 27, 2011 by .

Jessica Clare

Preschool teacher, writer, trouble maker.

LIVES: Seattle. By way of Santa Fe, San Francisco, and NYC.
LOVES: John
DAYDREAMS:Strong coffee. Gourmet magazine. Stinky cheese. Date night with new strappy heels. Green chile. Going back to India. Unabashed displays of love. Vegetable gardens. Clean sheets. Unruly stacks of books. Breaking Bad marathons. Writing like Joan Didion ,Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Joseph Stroud. Cookbooks. French 75s. Sequins with jeans. Leaving love notes.
BELIEVES: “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation, and a foundation for inner security.” Albert Einstein “The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love.” St. Teresa of Avila “People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances without own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.” Joseph Campbell

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