The time has, unfortunately, come for me to say goodbye for now to my chapter of writing with Odyssey.
I have thoroughly enjoyed my time spent writing with my community. I honestly stayed on way longer than I initially thought I might, but I have been able to do what I am passionate about through this platform.
As I was submitting my last article I knew that I had to write one more article, and that article is a tribute to my squadyssey who may or may not know who I am.
To My Fierce Community Of Ladies:
Girls, don't give up on your dreams. Lean on your girls and create friendships that time, distance, and life cannot come between. What you all have is a common passion for writing and that is such a beautiful talent. Share your hearts, dreams, and goals with each other and never stop encouraging one another. Unfortunately, the Odyssey was unknown to me when I was a student at State, therefore, I was unable to make the memories that you girls can so I encourage you to take advantage of that. Being apart of the GroupMe and seeing how well bonded you beauties are is so beautiful. Continue to grow and spread the joy of what being apart of the community can do.
This goes for ALL communities across the board. What you all have is very special and if you're a student on campus and have the opportunity to engage and grow with other creators then please do. I guarantee you will not regret it.
To My Extravagant Editor:
Girl, you have been an encouragement from the day that you stepped up to the plate and took on this new role. You are a powerhouse and on top of everything on your plate, you have kept the importance of your position on Odyssey at the top. I'm thankful that you were given this position and that I have had the joy and blessing of speaking with you on multiple occasions. You have gracefully encouraged your community of fierce writers daily and never made them feel less than a priority. I am so blessed to know you and I am so excited to see where the Lord will lead you in life. Continue being the boss that you are and slay at life.
To My Passionate President:
Sweet, sweet girl I don't even know how to begin to thank you. I watched you step up to EIC and then President and slay at absolutely every task given to you. You've handled conflict with such radiant beauty and grace and have done nothing but encourage friendship and communication. You have also done all of this with a completely packed schedule and followed the Lord where He has led you. It is a blessing and a joy to call you friend and I am thankful for every single ounce of love, compassion, and faith you've had in me and allowing me to take roles that weren't convenient as I am two and a half hours away. I love your passion for the Lord and how you seek Him in absolutely everything that you do. Don't forget that I am your friend and that I am rooting for you as well as every single lady on this team and community. I am excited to see the growth that'll continue to happen throughout it. You're a blessing and don't ever forget that. Thank you.
I could go on and on and on with thank you's and how grateful I am for this opportunity and encouragement throughout being on this team, but it probably wouldn't end any time soon. I have so much love and respect for each of you beauties including the powerhouses at HQ who keep things running smoothly. I want to encourage those at HQ to continue being passionate about what they do and to listen to the voices. Y'all have such an important job so don't forget to build relationships with your President's and Editor's and also Creator's who reach out to you. Don't underestimate your ability at these titles and stay real ladies and gentlemen. Y'all have such a great thing going.
Peace out Odyssey, thanks for all the memories.