For most of us – a race-around frenetic morning or life, family, work, community. Doing ‘essentials’ without much thought about anything – just doing what we do by habit, by obligation, by perceived necessity. Aside for eating, toileting, sleeping – nothing is required, those are all just choices. We make them but rarely step back to think about them, to question why? Or why not?
More some of us – a wretched dilemma of waking to a dim view, grim view, horrible view of what is ahead. Not realistic, but to ‘some’, there is no other way to see it.
What can we do? If we are in the first group, we can acknowledge the second group – validate them, appreciating them, hug them, help them – and let them know they matter just as much as we do.
If we are in the second group (face it, we all are at some point), finding something sweet to think about, something happy to remember, something cheerful to do. And do. Just one thing. That’s all we need, all they need. Just one thing. Because, one thing always leads to another thing.
Daylight savings time is over, back to STANDARD TIME, but nothing changes, but we think it has. The day has the same amount of time in it, so if we suddenly have an extra hour available, we should ask ‘what weren’t we doing with that hour before?’
Time is all we have.
Every morning, day breaks – we start again, we have a fresh chance to have the greatest day imaginable.
I also publish FACILITYCalgary, a weekly newsletter, free every Tuesday: to sign up, CLICK HERE
If you liked any Musing column, it would mean a lot to me if you would respond. Comments are welcome, so please contribute to the discussion. To reply, use: firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also connect with me on LinkedIn . You can sign up your friends here at MarkMusing.com . This site is updated daily, each column is retained in the archive when the next day's column is loaded ...