Thoughts By Natalie » Tracy Le https://thoughtsbynatalie.com honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and life Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:23:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 When Comfortable Solitude Meets Necessary Community https://thoughtsbynatalie.com/2013/07/when-comfortable-solitude-meets-necessary-community.html https://thoughtsbynatalie.com/2013/07/when-comfortable-solitude-meets-necessary-community.html#comments Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 http://hellonatalieblog.com/2013/07/02/when-comfortable-solitude-meets-necessary-community/ The following is a guest post by my dear friend and Darling Magazine co-worker Tracy Le. She’s a writer and photographer who frequents coffee shops, values conversation, is inspired by kindness, and believes in a good, strong hi-five. Her works and quirks can be found at www.tracylecreative.com. We need people. This is a truth I’m projecting primarily towards myself. I used to boast in my alone time, my solo-ness, my singleness, but when it comes down to it, my moments of utter joy have involved others. And I say this all to give recognition to that, to them. Thankfulness hardly covers it. This acknowledgement-turned-simple-reflection stems from my preference of my own company, and my own company alone. Just me, my thoughts and my God and no room whatsoever for anyone or anything else to disrupt me is my usual mind frame. I’m learning now, there is unfilled space and it’s meant for people. And it’s guided by our calling ultimately, to love others. If I’m about myself, the company of others will deter my ability to do anything useful, especially the loving part. Perhaps it’s specific seasons of our lives that bring certain truths out more boldly. Of late, I’ve ...]]> https://thoughtsbynatalie.com/2013/07/when-comfortable-solitude-meets-necessary-community.html/feed 0