My word for 2021 is shift. Like everyone I know, I’ve learned a lot, since this time last year. One of the biggest things I’ve learned is that change and uncertainty just are. Since I’m not in control of much more than which yoga pants, Zoom-appropriate top, and slippers I’ll wear each day, I needed to figure out how I could deal with all the change and uncertainty. That’s where shifting comes in.
For me, shifts involve acceptance and adjustment. I know I don’t have much control, but I have unlimited choices. I can shift.
Some of my recent shifts have been pretty significant. Some have been tiny. Some haven’t happened, yet. And I’m sure I’ll make a lot of shifts I can’t even imagine.
A few weeks ago, I shared on Facebook how the caterpillars were triggering my RING alarm.
When they weren’t on the alarm, they were feasting on the roses.
Last week, I noticed this was happening in my bathroom window. These (albeit imperfect) images were captured over an 18-hour period.
So, this week’s shift isn’t one I made. It’s one I’m witnessing. And now we wait. Don’t know about you, but I’m much more practiced at that than I was just over a year ago. Hey, that’s a shift, too!
What kind of shifts have you made or witnessed lately?