As I’ve mentioned here before, one of the richest memories of my life is how I used to get up at 5:30 in the morning with my dad. It was our time. We’d eat GrapeNuts and tell each other about the miracle(s) we’d seen the day before. I still try to like GrapeNuts and I still try to look for miracles every day.
Finding the miracles has been harder for me latley. I might notice (my word for 2015) lovely people, places, or things, but I’ve allowed circumstances, over which I feel powerless, to cloud my ability to recognize them as miracles. That’s gotta change.
Here’s how I’m going to change it. Yes/And. I completely accept the reality that YES there are many things going on the world, over which I have no control. AND while I continue to attend to what I can, I’m going to focus on the light, the good, the possible, along with the people doing the light, good, and possible.
YES, the divisions, gloom, fear, and darkness will still be around. My focus, however, will not be as glued to it, as it has been lately. I’m going to focus on the power of miracles. When I find myself tempted to dwell in the negative longer than is necessary, I’m going to seek out AND people, places, and things. AND people, places and things are the miracles Daddy and I used to share with each other daily. I’ll share some of them with you here.
SPRING FORWARD. UGH. This whole Daylight Savings Time thing baffles me. I get why it was instituted. I’m just not sure it’s still needed. That’s neither here nor there. As I figured out a long time ago, I’m not in control.
So before I went to bed last night, I set all of my manual clocks ahead an hour (trusting my computers and phone will adjust on their own). Yes, as I set my external clocks ahead before bedtime, I may miss tomorrow’s sunrise.And the sun will still rise ( So I need to get over myself).
I’m just wondering, how YOU deal with this whole Daylight Savings Time thing?
2 thoughts on “Yes, And ~ week 11”
I just grumble and move on. Not a fan.
I just tell myself it’s whatever time the clock says. And ignore not feeling quite right!