November 5th, 2013
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
All things splendid...
Celebrating the little achievements is the journey itself. I feel a lot healthier than I did one month ago. I feel like I am finally awakening back to what life was meant to be. My eldest daughter even informed me last evening that it was nice to speak to me after 5 pm and not have me in bed. Depression sucks the life out of folks...I turned to everything else to medicate it instead of just getting on the medication I needed. One of my favorite quotes was and remains that from mystic Joseph Campbell...taking one step towards the gods and they take ten steps toward you. Those spiritual concepts are also intertwined in the 12-step program...became willing...last month I became willing...and the gods did not disappoint. I really did not want to give up my nightly chardonnay. I really did not want to be accountable to tracking my intake of food. Something took a hold of me on October 9th...the 30 year anniversary of my father's death (I was ten when he died and it changed me greatly). I became willing to do what was necessary...even though I did not know what that would entail.
I am going to an I Can Do It conference on Friday with a couple of friends from work. I am so looking forward to it...Wayne Dyer will be there so I thought fitting to post one of his quotes. I am changing my mind and expecting miracles. Everyday we wake up is a miracle and presents us with an opportunity to grow in better directions. I have not lived a real life for so many years...that has also impacted my children. Big changes have been made this year...and big results will be yielded from the willingness to go out on a limb. Things can be scary...but you follow through...do as Joyce Meyer says...feel the fear and push through anyway. Blessings.