i showed my art this past sunday at a community open house for my friend’s massage therapy business….it was an interesting day…i connected with several new people and made some real heart connections….and…i heard some amazing life stories….one in particular has stuck with me and it feels like it is meant to be shared….i will tell it as best i can in my own words to honor the persons involved….…
a woman shared with me that she is a breast cancer survivor…when she was sick, her mother was 92 and not doing that well, so she never told her about the cancer.
one day her mother asked her, ‘do you think there is really a heaven?’….the woman replied, ‘yes i do….you have been teaching me that all my life!!!’ (apparently the mother was very religious)
I woke up today, looked out the window at the day coming alive and I wondered how it would be if this were my last day on earth…..what would I do….what would I say……what would be different…..so I decided to hold that feeling as I went through my day today………
First, I took a longer, deeper look at the mountains, especially my beloved Longs Peak….though I see it every day, today I wanted to really look at it as though I were seeing it for the last time…..I was so taken by the shadows of the morning sun on the rock faces…..the absolute magnificence of the size of it…..and I said thank you to the mountains for always being there when I open the blinds every morning….for being so steadfast and strong and for showing me a diversity of colors with each new day…..I took more time today to thank th
I received this in email today and my heart wants to share it with whomever chooses to take a few minutes to read it. It touched my very soul….…
’It was one of the hottest days of the dry season. We had not seen rain in almost a month. The crops were dying. Cows had stopped giving milk. The creeks and streams were long gone back into the earth. It was a dry season that would bankrupt several farmers before it was through.
Every day, my husband and his brothers would go about the arduous process of trying to get water to the fields. Lately this process had involved taking a truck to the local water rendering plant and filling it up with water. But severe rationing had cut everyone off. If we didn’t see some rain soon…we would lose everything. It was on this day that I learned the true less
if anyone is looking for inspiration today, please check out this article about a young man in India who is spreading the word of Love & Peace & Tolerance……it is well worth your time and will leave you feeling hopeful and uplifted….at least it did that for me…..
i do not know how to add a link, (though i would love it if someone would teach me)