This too shall pass.
A hug and a kiss. Living alone during the pandemic, I might say I am starving for affection. This too shall pass.
Yesterday, I was a witness testifying at a trial. It was all done via Zoom. That’s a first for me!
Another first 2 years ago, that was absolutely exhilarating, was river rafting level 4 rapids.
I have had enough of my possessions. Ridiculous. It’s too much when you finally realize they bring you ‘nothing’. I want a simpler life. One of joy and peace.
A question arising for me , “Is why did I chose the path less traveled?” It particularly hit home for me on Mother’s Day. Early on in my relationship I chose to be my husband’s patron and that was quite all consuming mostly positive. We had quite a roll reversal in a conventional way for that time. I have been wondering why I chose that road. In a way, I bore his music and he left me that legacy.
Uncertainty as a gift? It envelopes most of life really yet in moments I seem to fear it and in other moments love it. A sort of “yin and yang” tossing me opportunities and challenges. My recent uncertainty is when and how I will move to a community I want very much to call home. In the best light, I try to allow it to unfold, uncertainties and all. No use trying to swim up river. Let the current of life draw me near.
The courage to face life as a widow after being in a relationship for 43+ years. It took facing fears. It took grieving for love lost. It took time to heal and to love once again. Am I unwavering? No, of course not. I am blessed, though, and in love with life! For that I am so incredibly grateful.
All those childhood thoughts in my head limiting me —- keeping me in a state of ‘lack’ not love. Seemingly silly thoughts when I really focus on my true self. Oh but those swirling thoughts can overwhelm me like —- I’m not smart enough, not pretty enough, not loved. Deep down I know my divinely created being is none of those things and I recognize my gifts. It still takes a lot of personal fortitude to quiet my mind and accept as my Dad always said to me that I am a Child of God.
To a mindfulness course I am taking today. It is something I have been wanting to do and have been putting off. It’s time.
My child-like spirit.
Quiet. It’s morning and I am at peace with me for a change. I serenely embrace this.
Allowing fear to seep into my psyche when I know it is restricting. What helps? Letting faith prevail instead.
In the difficult interaction that comes to my mind, gratefulness would have opened me to knowing the lesson for me was to allow love of self to be ever present and then love would flow more freely to others.
Usually an exceedingly fulfilling experience. I think back on moving to LA ‘sight unseen’.
How beautiful and thoughtful of him!
Mica~~~One of my favorite books of all times.
Christine ~~~ how deeply I feel for you having experienced the loss of my husband. It is so understandable to long for their hug in an earthly way. Glad you find connection, his presence and love at his gravesite with the blessing of the flowers 💐 you share.
Gotta love those edges!
Butterfly ~~~~ wonderful!
So true. So wise!
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