It is a cool morning, I have my coffee made by my sweet husband, and things to look forward to today. I am happy.
Hearing our former president Mr. Obama speak in complete sentences and inspire us to bring our best selves forward.
I remind myself that people have sovereignty over their own lives. I may not agree, and I will not allow them to harm me or my loved ones, but they do have the right to live the way they choose.
I will focus on the good in my life, rather than focus on the disruption of covid. I will not read anything about our president. I will breathe in this beautiful summer day.
I met my future husband by heeding a persistent inner voice on a summer day, telling me to go to a specific 12 step program meeting. 32 years later, we are still together.
The smell of freshly cut grass. The sound of laughter in my household. The taste of delicious food prepared by our grandson, who is in quarantine with us from NYC. The beautiful, sunny morning, and the tree outside my window bring a deep sense of peace. My husband’s soft morning kiss on my cheek. I am grateful for all.
Breathing. Thinking things through. Avoiding panic. Holding the highest and best outcome for the situation.
By looking inward. I spend a lot of time looking outward. This site reminds me daily that there is more to life than just “getting things done.”
All of the thousands of public servants, who do the work needed in spite of a disinterested president. They keep our checks coming and the government running, mostly without thanks and appreciation.
Today I say thank you to all of them.
This is my lifelong challenge–to think before speaking.
Looking out my window on this sunny morning and seeing the trees swaying in the breeze.
I love all books–I feel blessed that I have always had access to as many books as I wanted to read. I read voraciously from the time I learned, and it helped me through some difficult situations, as well as brought me great joy!
They live in the present moment. So joy is all they feel in the moment-what a wonderful way to live!
I can hold my strong political beliefs to myself when we visit a family member who loves to talk conspiracy theories.
I admit some days it is hard. It is best not to read the news the first thing in the morning…
It helps me to think “this too, shall pass” as I see our beautiful form of government being ripped to shreds.
Right. “You spot it, you got it.”
I love this! Thank you for sharing.
I love this!! So true!!
Thank you, Carol. This puts everything in perspective, doesn’t it?
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