Don’t we all owe it to ourselves to make this our best year?
Future paths, bumps in trails – things that work out, dreams that never could – are they to be read in yesterday’s tea leaves, or tomorrow’s crystal ball, or rooted in our self-determination played out day by day?
Especially today. How can we know? How can we not?
Each adventure of our lives, like book chapters, have connection points – sometimes connective tissue linking us to heart-tug memories, to inspiration firing us up – connecting past to present, connecting now to future acts to be played …
Or are we random acts?
What is the whole picture of our life – or for that matter, just the current chapter? Are we page-turner riveting or dull-filler waiting for the action to show up on its own, boring our readers and demonstrating that sitting in stillness is a time-to-time wise strategy but not a long term posture.
Alive and thrive … oh yeah! Oh yay. Today. Every day. Don’t ask ‘what do I have to lose?’, but rather what do I have to gain?
Connecting dots. Remember that? When we were kids … those colouring books guided us to learn to colour. And to count, by connecting those dots – one after another until we could see the whole picture.
Watching painter produce a portrait – from first brush strokes, shapes on blank canvas – illustrative of how we put our lives together. And, when we might have difficulty seeing where we are going very clearly, connecting dots seems helpful …